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English definition of “sake”

sake

noun (REASON)    /seɪk/
for the sake of sth/for sth's sake because of, or for the purpose of something: Let's not disagree for the sake of (= because of) a few pounds. Let's say, just for the sake of argument/for argument's sake (= for the purpose of this discussion), that prices rise by three percent this year. You're only arguing for the sake of arguing (= because you like arguing).Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
(Definition of sake noun (REASON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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