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altar

US [ˈɔltər]
UK [ˈɔːltə(r)]
  • n.祭坛
  • Web圣坛;神坛;圣餐台
Plural Form:altars  
altar
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n.
1.
(教堂、庙宇的)圣坛,祭坛,祭台a holy table in a church or temple
the high altar(= the most important one in a particular church)
教堂正祭台
IDM
He was willing to sacrifice his happiness on the altar of fame.
为了名声,他心甘情愿牺牲幸福。
at/on the altar of sth
因为,为了(值得为之受苦的事物)because of sth that you think is worth suffering for
He was willing to sacrifice his happiness on the altar of fame.
为了名声,他心甘情愿牺牲幸福。

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