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mortal sinnoun [C usually singular]

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in the ​RomanCatholicreligion, an ​action that is so ​bad that you will be ​punished for ​ever after ​yourdeath if you do not ​askGod to ​forgive you
(Definition of mortal sin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mortal sin”
in Chinese (Simplified) (天主教中的)弥天大罪…
in Chinese (Traditional) (天主教中的)彌天大罪…
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