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self-sacrificenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌselfˈsæk.rɪ.faɪs/ approving
self-sacrificing
adjective uk   us   /ˌselfˈsæk.rɪ.faɪ.sɪŋ/
(Definition of self-sacrifice from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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self-sacrificenoun [U]

 us   /ˈselfˈsæk·rəˌfɑɪs/
a ​decision to give up something you ​want or need so that ​others can have what they ​want or need: Heroism and self-sacrifice ​inspired the ​young men and women.
(Definition of self-sacrifice from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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