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Definition of desecration noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

desecration

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdesɪˈkreɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdesɪˈkreɪʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the act of damaging a holy thing or place or treating it without respect the desecration of a cemetery (figurative) the desecration of the countryside by new roads