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Dictionary definition for: Sacred

1. (a) concerned with religion or religious purposes; "sacred texts" "sacred rites" "sacred music"

2. (s) worthy of respect or dedication; "saw motherhood as woman''s sacred calling"

3. (s) made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use; "a consecrated chursh" "the sacred mosque" "sacred elephants" "sacred bread and wine" "sanctified wine"

4. (s) worthy of religious veneration; "the sacred name of Jesus" "Jerusalem''s hallowed soil"

5. (s) (often followed by "to'') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person; "a fund sacred to charity" "a morning hour sacred to study" "a private office sacred to the President"

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