intercede Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"intercede" in British English

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intercedeverb [I]

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈsiːd/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/ formal
to use ​yourinfluence to ​persuade someone in ​authority to ​forgive another ​person, or ​save this ​person from ​punishment: Several ​religiousleaders have interceded with the ​authorities on ​behalf of the ​condemnedprisoner.
(Definition of intercede from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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intercedeverb [I]

 us   /ˌɪn·tərˈsid/
to use ​yourinfluence to ​persuade someone in ​authority not to ​punish or ​harm someone or to do something for someone: Some ​pharmacists will intercede on ​yourbehalf with ​doctors.
(Definition of intercede from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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