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intercedeverb [I]

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈsiːd/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/ formal
to use your influence to persuade someone in authority to forgive another person, or save this person from punishment: Several religious leaders have interceded with the authorities on behalf of the condemned prisoner.
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