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imploreverb [T]

us   /ɪmˈplɔr, -ˈploʊr/
to ask someone in a determined, sincere, and sometimes emotional way to do or not to do something, or to ask for something in this way: She implored him not to leave her.
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imploreverb

uk   /ɪmˈplɔːr/ us   /ɪmˈplɔːr/
[T + to infinitive] to ask someone to do or not do something in a very sincere, emotional, and determined way: She implored her parents not to send her away to school.
[T] literary to ask for something in a sincere and emotional way: She clasped her hands, and glancing upward, seemed to implore divine assistance.
imploring
adjective uk   /ɪmˈplɔː.rɪŋ/ us   /ɪmˈplɔːr.ɪŋ/
He had an imploring look in his eyes.
imploringly
adverb uk   /ɪmˈplɔː.rɪŋ.li/ us   /ɪmˈplɔːr.ɪŋ.li/
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Translations of “implore”
in Vietnamese cầu xin…
in Spanish implorar, suplicar…
in Malaysian memohon…
in Thai อ้อนวอน…
in French implorer…
in German anflehen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懇求, 哀求, 祈求…
in Russian умолять…
in Turkish istirham etmek, yalvarmak, dilemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恳求, 哀求, 祈求…
in Indonesian mengimbau…
in Polish błagać…
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