n.理由, 缘故, 目的, 利益
It's the company's policy to sacrifice short-term profits for the sake of long-term growth.
Don't inconvenience yourself for my sake.
She gave him back the money she'd stolen for the sake of her conscience.
I'm not talking for talking's sake; this is important!
He is going to live by the coast for the sake of his health.
2. 理由; 缘故; 利益
John did it for his own sake.
He moved his family to a warmer state for the sake of his wife's health.
for sb.'s sake
We moved out to the country for the children's sake.
for the sake of
He argues for the sake of arguing.