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intercessionnoun

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈseʃ.ən/ us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈseʃ.ən/
[U] the act of using your influence to make someone in authority forgive someone else or save them from punishment: Several political prisoners have been released through the intercession of Amnesty International.
[C or U] a prayer that asks God or a god to help or cure other people
(Definition of intercession from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intercession”
in Chinese (Simplified) 求情,说情, 代人祈求的祷告…
in Chinese (Traditional) 求情,說情, 代人祈求的禱告…
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