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confession

US [kənˈfeʃ(ə)n]
UK [kən'feʃ(ə)n]
  • n.承认;坦白;供词;认罪
  • Web告白;忏悔;表白
Plural Form:confessions  
confession
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n.
1.
[c][u]
供词;供状;认罪;供认;坦白a statement that a person makes, admitting that they are guilty of a crime; the act of making such a statement
After hours of questioning by police, she made a full confession.
经过警察数小时的审问,她才供认了全部罪行。
2.
[c][u]
(对使自己羞愧或尴尬的事的)表白,承认a statement admitting sth that you are ashamed or embarrassed about; the act of making such a statement
I've a confession to make─I lied about my age.
我有错要承认 — 我谎报了年龄。
3.
[u][c]
(向神父作的)告罪,告解a private statement to a priest about the bad things that you have done
to go to confession
去告解
to hear sb's confession
听某人告解
4.
[c]
(宗教的)信仰表白a statement of your religious beliefs, principles, etc.
a confession of faith
宗教信仰表白

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