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martyr

1. noun REL person killed for beliefs2. noun person who suffers3. noun person seeking sympathy4. verb REL kill (sb) for beliefs5. verb damage badly 1 noun REL person killed for beliefsmairtíreach masc1he's honoured as a martyr in the church tugtar onóir dó san eaglais mar mhairtíreach they became martyrs for the cause of freedom rinneadh mairtírigh ar son na saoirse díobh 2 noun informal usually ironic person who suffersshe's a martyr to backache tá sí céasta le tinneas droma, tá sí cráite ag tinneas droma, tá sí marbh ag pian ina droim
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3 noun informal person seeking sympathycnáimhseálaí masc4  c m ucráiteachán masc1  c m ucasaoideoir masc  c m ugearánach masc1  c m udon't be such a martyr! éirigh as an gcnáimhseáil sin!, nach stopfá den fhuasaoid sin!, cén fuarchaoineadh atá ort? 4 verb REL kill (sb) for beliefs TRANSITIVEmartraigh verb  c m uhe was martyred in Rome martraíodh é sa Róimh, fuair sé bás mairtírigh sa Róimh 5 verb damage badly TRANSITIVEmill verbscrios verb  c m uthis area is martyred by holiday homes tá an áit seo scriosta ag tithe saoire, tá ciseach déanta ag tithe saoire den áit seo