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sake

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsakesake1 /seɪk/ ●●○ S3 noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 for the sake of somebody/something2 for God’s/Christ’s/goodness’/Heaven’s/Pete's sake3 for the sake of it4 for its own sake5 for the sake of argument
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sakeShe went right to the heart of things, for his sake.Our mission is three-fold: To undertake basic research to advance knowledge for its own sake.For your health's sake, it is important not to let yourself get overweight.How am I supposed to do my job tomorrow, for heaven's sake?A nation that might disagree with its leaders at times, but will pull together for its nation's sake.Before long, people are pursuing change for the sake of change.And yet this matter of the battle at Pilleth could not be left unanswered, for the sake of his tenure.
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sakesa‧ke2 /ˈsɑːki/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DFDa Japanese alcoholic drink made from rice
Examples from the Corpus
sakeShe went right to the heart of things, for his sake.Before long, people are pursuing change for the sake of change.And yet this matter of the battle at Pilleth could not be left unanswered, for the sake of his tenure.
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