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sake

noun
 
 
/seɪk/
for the sake of sth B2 for this reason or purpose: For the sake of convenience, they combined the two departments. For safety's sake, you shouldn't swim alone.Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
for the sake of sb B2 in order to help or please someone: He begged her to stay for the sake of the children.Helping and co-operatingConnecting words which introduce a cause or reason
for God's/goodness/heaven's, etc sake something you say when you are angry about something: For heaven's sake, stop moaning!InterjectionsSounds used as interjectionsExpressions of anger
(Definition of sake from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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