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Meaning of “penance” - Learner’s Dictionary

penance

noun [C, U]     /ˈpenəns/
an act that shows you are sorry for something that you have doneReligious practicesMaking and accepting apologiesSinForgiveness in religion
Translations of “penance”
in Vietnamese sự ăn năn hối lỗi…
in Spanish penitencia…
in Thai การสำนึกบาป…
in Malaysian penebusan…
in French pénitence…
in German die Buße…
in Chinese (Traditional) 悔過,悔罪, 補贖…
in Indonesian hukuman…
in Russian раскаяние, искупление вины…
in Turkish kefaret…
in Chinese (Simplified) 悔过,悔罪, 补赎…
in Polish pokuta…
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