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English Definitionto sacrifice one's life; to sacrifice (something valued); beast slaughtered as a sacrifice
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(名) As a noun
  1. An act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly).
  2. The act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity.
  3. Adversity resulting from being made a victim.
(动) As a verb
  1. Endure the loss of.
  2. Make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals.
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