sacrificial
adjective Date: 1607 1. of, relating to, of the nature of, or involving sacrifice 2. of or relating to a metal that serves as an anode which is electrolytically consumed instead of another metal that is present • sacrificially adverb

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  • Sacrificial — Sac ri*fi cial, a. Of or pertaining to sacrifice or sacrifices; consisting in sacrifice; performing sacrifice. Sacrificial rites. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sacrificial — sacrificial. adj. Perteneciente o relativo al sacrificio. Rito sacrificial …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • sacrificial — sacrificiál adj. m., pl. sacrificiáli; f. sg. sacrificiálă, pl. sacrificiále Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  SACRIFICIÁL, Ă adj. propriu unui sacrificiu (1). (< fr. sacrifi …   Dicționar Român

  • sacrificial — adj. Perteneciente o relativo al sacrificio. Rito sacrificial …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • sacrificial — c.1600, from L. sacrificium (see SACRIFICE (Cf. sacrifice)) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Sacrificially …   Etymology dictionary

  • sacrificial — adj. 2 g. Relativo a sacrifício ou à oferta que se fazia aos deuses …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • sacrificial — [sak΄rə fish′əl] adj. of, having the nature of, used in, or offering a sacrifice sacrificially adv …   English World dictionary

  • sacrificial — [[t]sæ̱krɪfɪ̱ʃ(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Sacrificial means connected with or used in a sacrifice. ...the sacrificial altar. ...a sacrificial victim …   English dictionary

  • sacrificial — sac|ri|fi|cial [ˌsækrıˈfıʃəl] adj [usually before noun] relating to or offered as a sacrifice ▪ a sacrificial ceremony ▪ a sacrificial lamb …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sacrificial — adjective /ˈsæk.ɹɪ.fɪʃ.əl,ˈsæk.ɹə.fɪʃ.əl/ Relating to sacrifice The old sacrificial well is still there, but animals arent thrown into it to appease monsters anymore …   Wiktionary

  • sacrificial — adj. Sacrificial is used with these nouns: ↑altar, ↑lamb, ↑offering, ↑victim …   Collocations dictionary

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