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English definition of “succour”


verb [T] UK literary (US succor)     /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.Helping and co-operatingTreating someone well
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