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1sacrifice/ˈsækrəˌfaɪs/noun
pluralsacrifices
1sacrifice
/ˈsækrəˌfaɪs/
noun
pluralsacrifices
Learner's definition of SACRIFICE  
: the act of giving up something that you want to keep especially in order to get or do something else or to help someone
[count]
[noncount]
: an act of killing a person or animal in a religious ceremony as an offering to please a god
[count]
[noncount]
   b  [count]  : a person or animal that is killed in a sacrifice
[count]baseball  : sacrifice bunt
2sacrifice/ˈsækrəˌfaɪs/verb
sacrificessacrificedsacrificing
2sacrifice
/ˈsækrəˌfaɪs/
verb
sacrificessacrificedsacrificing
Learner's definition of SACRIFICE  
: to give up (something that you want to keep) especially in order to get or do something else or to help someone
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object]  : to kill (a person or animal) in a religious ceremony as an offering to please a god
baseball 
[no object]  : to make a sacrifice bunt
   b  [+ object]  : to cause (a base runner) to go to the next base by making a sacrifice bunt — usually used as (be) sacrificed
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