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the sin of pride/greed
Christians believe in the forgiveness of sins.
She had committed a sin and was ashamed to confess it.
It's a sin the way she spends money.
To her I was guilty of the sin of being too happy.
I'm now the person in charge, for my sins.
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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …
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Definition of sin from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.