Complete Definition of "confession"

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Noun
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#the open admittance of having done something (especially: something bad)
#:Without the real murderer's confession, an innocent person will go to jail.
#(Roman Catholic church) the disclosure of one's sins to a priest for absolution. Now termed the sacrament of reconciliation.
#:I went to confession and now I feel much better about what I had done.

Translations
trans-top|open admittance of having done something
Czech: vyznání n, pÅiznání n
Dutch: bekentenis
Finnish: tunnustus
German: Bekenntnis
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Hebrew: he-translation|×××××|vidúi m
Swedish: bekännelse c, erkännande n, medgivande n
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trans-top|disclosure of one's sins to a priest
Czech: zpovÄÄ f
Dutch: biecht
Finnish: synnintunnustus, rippi
French: confession f
German: Beichte f
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Hebrew: he-translation|×××××|vidúi m
Spanish: confesión f
Swedish: bikt c
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