Definition of 'self-sacrifice'
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Instead they reminisce and we learn of a woman capable of great love and self-sacrifice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That's followed by two touching acts of self-sacrifice born of love. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It requires self-sacrifice, particularly for women. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But it is clear that patriotic duty and self-sacrifice appealed strongly to Diana. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In churches around the country today we will be hearing stories from the Bible about the courage and self-sacrifice of mothers. The Sun (2012)
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