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"intercession" in British English

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intercessionnoun

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈseʃ.ən/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
[U] the ​act of using ​yourinfluence to make someone in ​authorityforgive someone ​else or ​save them from ​punishment: Several ​politicalprisoners have been ​released through the intercession of Amnesty International. [C or U] a ​prayer that ​asksGod 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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