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Spanish translation of “urge”

urge

verb /əːdʒ/
to try to persuade or request earnestly (someone to do something)
exhortar, incitar
He urged her to drive carefully ’Come with me,’ he urged.
to try to convince a person of (eg the importance of, or necessity for, some action)
insistir
He urged (on them) the necessity for speed.
urge on to drive or try to persuade (a person etc) to go on or forwards
animar, instar
He urged himself on in spite of his weariness.
(Definition of urge from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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