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English definition of “importunate”

importunate

adjective     /ɪmˈpɔː.tjʊ.nət/ US  /-ˈpɔːr.tʃə.nɪt/ formal
repeatedly asking for something, in a forceful and annoying way: an importunate beggar / crowd Making appeals and requestsStrong-willed An importunate request or question is repeated and forceful in an annoying way: importunate demands Saying againSaying and utteringGiving orders and commands
(Definition of importunate adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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