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exhort

verb [T + to infinitive]
 
 
/ɪɡˈzɔːt/ US  /-ˈzɔːrt/ formal
to strongly encourage or try to persuade someone to do something
激勵;規勸;督促
The governor exhorted the prisoners not to riot.
獄長告誡犯人不要騷亂。
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
exhortation
 
 
/ˌeɡ.zɔːˈteɪ.ʃən/ US  /-zɔːr-/ noun [C or U]
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。
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
Translations of “exhort”
in Spanish exhortar…
in French exhorter…
in German ermahnen…
in Russian призывать…
in Turkish zorlamak, şiddetle tavsiye etmek, teşvik etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 激励, 规劝, 敦促…
in Polish nawoływać…
(Definition of exhort from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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