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atonement (plural atonements)
- A repair done for the sake of a damaged relationship.
- (theology, often with capitalized initial) The reconciliation of God and mankind through the death of Jesus.
repair done for the sake of a damaged relationship
reconciliation of God and mankind
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- penance, penitance, expiation, reconciliation, conciliation
- Yom Kippur (Jewish holiday)
- adunatio (Church Latin)
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