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"forsake" in British English

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forsakeverb [T]

uk   /fɔːˈseɪk/  us   /fɔːr-/ (forsook, forsaken)

forsake verb [T] (LEAVE)

literary to ​leave someone for ​ever, ​especially when they need you: Do not forsake me!

forsake verb [T] (STOP)

formal to ​stop doing or having something: He ​decided to forsake ​politics for ​journalism.
(Definition of forsake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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forsakeverb [T]

 us   /fərˈseɪk, fɔr-/ (past tense forsook  /fərˈsʊk, fɔr-/ , past participle forsaken  /fərˈseɪ·kən, fɔr-/ ) fml
to ​leaveforever or to give up ​completely: I ​thought she might forsake ​ballet in ​favor of Irish ​dancing.
(Definition of forsake from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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