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Definition of martyr verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] martyr somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they martyr
he / she / it martyrs
past simple martyred
-ing form martyring
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to kill someone because of their religious or political beliefs Many first-century Christians were martyred for their faith.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: martyr

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