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To ban the pipe organ from sacred music would be like banning beer from pubs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There in the darkness you contact something that feels sacred. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The adoption and adaptation of religious beliefs and sacred customs are traced. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These areas are often regarded as sacred and very special. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The best sacred music is inherently dramatic. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The sacred is obviously something that must not be touched. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)The war memorial is a sacred and special place. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Witches' magical practices are frequently geared towards the protection of sacred sites. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)Because despite our feelings about it, we actually have a sacred calling in the work we do. Christianity Today (2000)On the one hand the connection between the sacred and the religious is unmistakable; it is so stressed as to be obvious. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)Yet only a week ago he was thrown out of a historic sacred site in Mexico for allegedly pulling down his pants and baring his backside. The Sun (2016)McDonald's is to open outlets on two of the country's most sacred sites. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: sacred /ˈseɪkrɪd/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is sacred is believed to be holy.
The site is sacred to tribal members.
- American English: sacred
- Arabic: مُقَدَّس
- Brazilian Portuguese: sagrado
- Chinese: 神圣的
- Croatian: svet
- Czech: posvátný
- Danish: hellig
- Dutch: heilig
- European Spanish: sagrado
- Finnish: pyhä
- French: sacré
- German: heilig
- Greek: ιερός
- Italian: sacro
- Japanese: 神聖な
- Korean: 신성한
- Norwegian: hellig
- Polish: święty
- European Portuguese: sagrado
- Romanian: sfânt
- Russian: священный
- Spanish: sagrado
- Swedish: helig
- Thai: ซึ่งเป็นที่สักการะทางศาสนา
- Turkish: kutsal
- Ukrainian: священний
- Vietnamese: linh thiêng
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