Definition of “exhort” - Learner’s Dictionary

exhort

verb [ T ] uk us /ɪɡˈzɔːt/ formal

to strongly encourage someone to do something

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

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