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succour

noun [U] UK literary (US succor) uk   /ˈsʌk.ər/  us   //
help given to someone, especially someone who is suffering or in need: Her organization gave succour and strength to those who had been emotionally damaged.

succour

verb [T] UK literary (US succor) uk   /ˈsʌk.ər/  us   //
to help someone, especially someone who is suffering or in need: to succour the poor, help the helpless, support the weak Students should be encouraged, supported and succoured.
Translations of “succour”
in Chinese (Traditional) 幫助, (尤指)救助,救援…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帮助, (尤指)救助,救援…
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