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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin sacrificiālis.

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sacrificial (masculine and feminine plural sacrificials)

  1. sacrificial

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin sacrificiālis.

AdjectiveEdit

sacrificial (plural sacrificiales)

  1. sacrificial

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