Atonement - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈtoʊnmənt|  American pronunciation of the word atonement
Brit.  |əˈtəʊnm(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word atonement

noun

- compensation for a wrong (syn: expiation, satisfaction)
- the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity) (syn: expiation, propitiation)

Examples

The priest is a representative of his people, making atonement for their sin.

Aaron and Jesus Christ are the type and antitype for the high priest who made atonement for the sins of the people

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