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noun sin pronunciation in British English /sɪn/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] an action, thought, or way of behaving that is wrong according to religious laws
    the sin of pride/greed
    Christians believe in the forgiveness of sins.
    commit (a) sin: She had committed a sin and was ashamed to confess it.
  2. 2
    [singular] an action or way of behaving that you think is morally wrong
    It’s a sin the way she spends money.
    1. a.
      used about something that some people think is bad but is not really serious
      To her I was guilty of the sin of being too happy.

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