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sacrifice

verb [ T]
 
 
/ˈsækrɪfaɪs/
to choose not to do or have something useful or important, in order to have something that is more important: We offer free advice to older people on the best way of paying for care fees without sacrificing savings and other personal assets.sacrifice sth for sth I was prepared to sacrifice my career for my family and my personal life.sacrifice sth to do sth He sacrificed his position as CEO in order to keep the company going.
(Definition of sacrifice verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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