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noun confession pronunciation in American English /kənˈfeʃ(ə)n/
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    [countable] a statement about yourself that you would not normally make because you are embarrassed about it or because people could be disappointed by it
    His speech was seen as a confession of weakness.
    make a confession: I have a confession to make – I forgot your present.

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