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beseech

verb [T] uk   us   /bɪˈsiːtʃ/ (past tense and past participle beseeched or besought) old use or literary
to ask for something in a way that shows you need it very much: Stay a little longer, I beseech you!
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Translations of “beseech”
in Arabic يَرجو, يَتوَسَّل…
in Korean 애원하다…
in Malaysian merayu…
in French supplier…
in Italian supplicare, implorare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懸求,哀求…
in Vietnamese cầu xin…
in Spanish suplicar, implorar…
in Portuguese implorar, suplicar…
in Thai อ้อนวอน…
in German anflehen…
in Catalan suplicar, pregar…
in Japanese ~を切望する, ~に懇願する…
in Indonesian memohon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恳求,哀求…
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