sacrifice

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1 sacrifice /ˈsækrəˌfaɪs/ noun
plural sacrifices
1 sacrifice
/ˈsækrəˌfaɪs/
noun
plural sacrifices
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
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: an act of killing a person or animal in a religious ceremony as an offering to please a god
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[count] : a person or animal that is killed in a sacrifice
[count] baseball : sacrifice bunt
2 sacrifice /ˈsækrəˌfaɪs/ verb
sacrifices; sacrificed; sacrificing
2 sacrifice
/ˈsækrəˌfaɪs/
verb
sacrifices; sacrificed; sacrificing
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
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[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
[+ 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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