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Russian translation of “sake”

sake

noun     /seɪk/
for the sake of sth B2 for this reason or purpose
ради, для, в целях чего-либо
For the sake of convenience, they combined the two departments.Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
for the sake of sb in order to help or please someone
ради, для кого-либо
He begged her to stay for the sake of the children.Helping and co-operatingConnecting words which introduce a cause or reason
for God's/goodness/heaven's, etc sake something you say when you are angry about something
ради бога! во имя всего святого!
For heaven's sake, stop moaning!InterjectionsSounds used as interjectionsExpressions of anger
(Definition of sake noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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