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English definition of “sacrifice”

sacrifice

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈsækrɪfaɪs/
GIVE UP to give up something that is valuable to you in order to achieve something: There are thousands of men ready to sacrifice their lives for their country.Stop having or doing something
KILL to kill an animal and offer it to a god in a religious ceremonyKillingMurder and attempted murderReligious practices
(Definition of sacrifice verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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