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crucifixionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌkru·səˈfɪk·ʃən/
the ​act of ​killing someone by ​fixing that ​person to a cross and ​leaving him or her to ​die, or the ​death of ​Jesus on a cross
(Definition of crucifixion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crucifixion”
in Chinese (Simplified) 钉死在十字架上…
in Turkish çarmıha gerilme/germe…
in Russian распятие на кресте…
in Chinese (Traditional) 釘死在十字架上…
in Polish ukrzyżowanie…
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