venial Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˈviː.ni.əl/ formal
If a ​wrongaction is venial, it is not ​serious and ​thereforeeasy to ​forgive: a venial ​sin/​error Note: Do not confuse with venal.
(Definition of venial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “venial”
in Chinese (Simplified) (错误行为)轻微的,可以原谅的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (錯誤行為)輕微的,可以原諒的…
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