1 [C, U] statement of one's guilt; confessing 供认; 招供; 承认; 坦白; 交代
*to make a full confession of one's crimes 对自己所犯罪行供认不讳.
2 [C, U] (in the Roman Catholic Church) formal admission of one's sins to a priest （指天主教）向神父忏悔; 告罪; 告解
*The priest will hear confessions in English and French. 这位神父可听取用英语和法语的告解.
* I always go to confession on Fridays. 我总是每星期五去作忏悔.
3 [C] declaration of one's religious beliefs, principles, etc （表明宗教信仰、准则等的）声明
*a confession of faith 信仰声明.
a statement that you have done something wrong, illegal, or embarrassing, especially a formal statement
Sanchez's confession was read out to the court.
a confession of adultery
At 3 a.m. Higgins broke down and made a full confession .
I have a confession - I like Britney Spears' music.
[U and C]
when you tell a priest or God about the bad things that you have done
You must go to confession .
a priest who hears confession
a statement of what your religious beliefs are
a confession of faith
1. Has he made a confession yet? 他招供（或坦白）了吗？