self–sacrifice

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noun self–sac·ri·fice \ˈself-ˈsa-krə-ˌfīs also -fəs or -ˌfīz\

Definition of self–sacrifice

  1. :  sacrifice of oneself or one's interest for others or for a cause or ideal

1591

First Known Use of self–sacrifice

1591


SELF–SACRIFICE Defined for English Language Learners

self–sacrifice

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noun self–sac·ri·fice \ˈself-ˈsa-krə-ˌfīs also -fəs or -ˌfīz\

Definition of self–sacrifice for English Language Learners

  • : the act of giving up something that you want to have or keep in order to help someone else


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