self-sacrifice

noun
self-sac·ri·fice | \ ˌself-ˈsa-krə-ˌfīs also -fəs or -ˌfīz \

Definition of self-sacrifice 

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

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1591, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-sacrifice was in 1591

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self-sacrifice

noun

English Language Learners Definition of self-sacrifice

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

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