Meaning of “exhort” - Learner’s Dictionary

exhort

verb [ T ] us uk /ɪɡˈzɔːt/ formal

to strongly encourage someone to do something

exhortation noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˌeɡzɔːˈteɪʃən/

(Definition of “exhort” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)