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urge

verb [T]
 
 
/ɜːdʒ/
urge sb to do sth to try to persuade someone to do something: His parents urged him to go to university.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
formal to strongly advise an action: Financial experts are urging caution.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
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