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original sinnoun [U]

uk   us  
in the ​Christianreligion, the ​idea that all ​humans are ​born with a tendency to be ​evil
(Definition of original sin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “original sin”
in Chinese (Simplified) (基督教的)原罪…
in Chinese (Traditional) (基督教的)原罪…
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