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English definition of “forsake”

forsake

verb [T]
 
 
/fəˈseɪk/ (past tense forsook, past participle forsaken) formal
LEAVE to leave someone, especially when they need you: He felt he couldn't forsake her when she was so ill.Ending relationships and divorce
STOP to stop doing or having something: He decided to forsake politics for journalism.Stop having or doing something
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