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English definition of “importunate”

importunate

adjective uk   /ɪmˈpɔː.tjʊ.nət/ us    /-ˈpɔːr.tʃə.nɪt/ formal
repeatedly asking for something, in a forceful and annoying way: an importunate beggar/crowd An importunate request or question is repeated and forceful in an annoying way: importunate demands
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