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sac·ri·fi·cial

 (săk′rə-fĭsh′əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or concerned with a sacrifice: a sacrificial offering.

sac′ri·fi′cial·ly adv.

sacrificial

(ˌsækrɪˈfɪʃəl)
adj
used in or connected with a sacrifice
ˌsacriˈficially adv

sac•ri•fi•cial

(ˌsæk rəˈfɪʃ əl)

adj.
pertaining to, concerned with, or used in sacrifice: a sacrificial lamb.
[1600–10; < Latin sacrifici(um) sacrifice + -al1]
sac`ri•fi′cial•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sacrificial - used in or connected with a sacrifice; "sacrificial lamb"

sacrificial

adjective propitiatory, atoning, reparative, expiatory, oblatory a sacrificial victim
Translations
قُرْباني، ذَبائِحي
obětní
áldozati
fórnar-
obetný
kurbanlık

sacrificial

[ˌsækrɪˈfɪʃəl] ADJsacrificatorio
sacrificial lambchivo m expiatorio

sacrificial

adjOpfer-; sacrificial riteOpferritus m, → Opferritual nt

sacrificial

[ˌsækrɪˈfɪʃl] adj (act, altar) → sacrificale; (lamb) → destinato/a al sacrificio

sacrifice

(ˈsӕkrifais) noun
1. the act of offering something (eg an animal that is specially killed) to a god. A lamb was offered in sacrifice.
2. the thing that is offered in this way.
3. something of value given away or up in order to gain something more important or to benefit another person. His parents made sacrifices to pay for his education.
verb
1. to offer as a sacrifice. He sacrificed a sheep in the temple.
2. to give away etc for the sake of something or someone else. He sacrificed his life trying to save the children from the burning house.
ˌsacriˈficial (-ˈfiʃəl) adjective
sacrificial victims.
ˌsacriˈficially adverb

sacrificial

a., pp. sacrificado-a
___ operationoperación para librar al paciente de un órgano que impide al organismo de alguna función necesaria.
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In addition to the changes in the mission field, in the mission team, and in our mission practice, our mission support has dropped off considerably, especially from congregations and sacrificially for many years with their regular love gifts.
First Nations people have known how to walk, sacrificially, with the rest of Canada on so many issues and have paid a price so dear in so many ways," he said.
Thus NBAC takes the vanishingly rare (or nonexistent) case in which two lives are pitted against each other, and expands it to a general principle by which any human being might be sacrificially killed to provide future benefits to others.
Now I know that many congregations gave generously and that some congregations gave sacrificially, but there are still too many congregations who remain indifferent to Presbyterians Sharing and whose support is halfhearted.
There are fewer people going to church and the people are more and more sacrificially giving to the church, not to just to keep the buildings up but to continue the work in society.
Here's the thing: Yes, people can act sacrificially.
Our ministry of rural house churches is well loved and sacrificially supported by the people and structures of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, as long as it is "not in my back yard.
Jean lovingly and sacrificially cared for her children, their spouses, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
My experience is that laity will turn themselves inside-out and give sacrificially of their time and talent if they are inspired.
As I remember clergy and laity who serve sacrificially in small groups, particularly in the underpopulated areas of the Cariboo and the Slocan Valley, I ask for them an extra measure of joy, hope and encouragement in the Risen Lord.
But this is ridiculous, too: "Honey, I'd really rather be with another woman, but here I am sacrificially spending my time with you.