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expiation
American English: /ˌɛkspiˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ɛkspɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of expiation in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • [literary] in expiation of his sins
    en expiación de sus pecados
    Example sentences
    • The attempted assassination was an act both of expiation and of restitution.
    • The Fast of Atonement was instituted in expiation of a mortal sin and observed as a day of penance and mourning.
    • It needed expiation - atonement to remove guilt and the liability of punishment.
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