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atonement

noun atone·ment \ə-ˈtōn-mənt\

Definition of ATONEMENT

1
obsolete :  reconciliation
2
:  the reconciliation of God and humankind through the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ
3
:  reparation for an offense or injury :  satisfaction
4
Christian Science :  the exemplifying of human oneness with God

First Known Use of ATONEMENT

1513

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