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self-sacrifice

noun [U]  /ˈselfˈsæk·rəˌfɑɪs/ us  
a decision to give up something you want or need so that others can have what they want or need: Heroism and self-sacrifice inspired the young men and women.
Translations of “self-sacrifice”
in Spanish abnegación…
in French abnégation…
in German die Selbstaufopferung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自我犧牲…
in Russian самопожертвование…
in Turkish özveri, fedakârlık, feragat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自我牺牲…
in Polish poświęcenie…
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