sacrificial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sacrificiālis (sacrificial), from sacrificium (sacrifice), from sacrificus (sacrificial), from sacrificō (sacrifice), from sacer (sacred, holy) + faciō (do, make).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsæk.ɹɪ.fɪʃ.əl/, /ˈsæk.ɹə.fɪʃ.əl/

Adjective[edit]

sacrificial (not comparable)

  1. Relating to sacrifice
    The old sacrificial well is still there, but animals aren't thrown into it to appease monsters anymore.
  2. Used as a sacrifice.
    The sacrificial coating protects the hull, but because it takes the damage the hull doesn't, we must replace it annually.
    The ceremony involves the ritual slaying of a sacrificial lamb.

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Translations[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sacrificiālis.

Adjective[edit]

sacrificial m, f (masculine and feminine plural sacrificials)

  1. sacrificial

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sacrificiālis.

Adjective[edit]

sacrificial m, f (plural sacrificiales)

  1. sacrificial

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