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English definition of “sake”

sake

noun (EMPHASIS)    /seɪk/
for goodness', God's, Pete's, heaven's, etc. sake used to emphasize requests or orders when you are angry or have lost patience: For goodness' sake don't let her know I told you!Intensifying expressions
(Definition of sake noun (EMPHASIS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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