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intercession

noun uk   /ˌɪn.təˈseʃ.ən/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
[U] the act of using your influence to make someone in authority forgive someone else or save them from punishment: Several political prisoners have been released through the intercession of Amnesty International. [C or U] a prayer that asks God or a god to help or cure other people
Translations of “intercession”
in Chinese (Traditional) 求情,說情, 代人祈求的禱告…
in Chinese (Simplified) 求情,说情, 代人祈求的祷告…
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