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Transgression or act against a religious or moral law. Also: To commit a transgression against a moral or religious law.

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: Transgression or act against a religious or moral law. Also: To commit a transgression against a moral or religious law. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: The 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet; The 12th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

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  • A fallow field is a sin.
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  • ''sin" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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