Translation of "exhort" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T + to infinitive ] uk /ɪɡˈzɔːt/ us /ɪɡˈzɔːrt/ formal

to strongly encourage or try to persuade someone to do something

The governor exhorted the prisoners not to riot. 獄長告誡犯人不要騷亂。
exhortation noun [ C or U ] uk /ˌeɡ.zɔːˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌeɡ.zɔːrˈteɪ.ʃən/

Despite the exhortations of the union leaders the workers voted to strike. 儘管工會的工頭再三勸阻,工人們仍然決定罷工。
The book is essentially an exhortation to religious tolerance. 這本書實質上是宣揚宗教寬容的。

(Translation of “exhort” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)