Definition of “entreat” - English Dictionary

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“entreat” in British English

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entreatverb [ T ]

uk /ɪnˈtriːt/ us /ɪnˈtriːt/

to try very hard to persuade someone to do something:

[ + to infinitive ] We would spend every meal time entreating the child to eat her vegetables.

(Definition of “entreat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)