sakePronunciation: (sāk), [key]
cause, account, interest, or benefit: for the sake of all students.
purpose or end: for the sake of appearances.
sa•kePronunciation: (sä'kē), [key]
a Japanese fermented, mildly alcoholic beverage made from rice. Also,sa'ké,saki.
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