Meaning of “for its own sake” in the English Dictionary

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"for its own sake" in British English

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for its own sake

If you do something for its own sake, you do it because it is interesting and enjoyable, and not because you have or need to do it:

I believe in education for its own sake, not just to get a good job.

(Definition of “for its own sake” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)