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woo

verb [T]     /wuː/ (present participle wooing, past tense and past participle wooed)
to try to persuade someone to support you or to use your business: The party has been trying to woo the voters with promises of electoral reform. The airline has been offering discounted tickets to woo passengers away from their competitors.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act old-fashioned If a man woos a woman, he gives her a lot of attention in an attempt to persuade her to marry him: He wooed her for months with flowers and expensive presents.Finding a partner
(Definition of woo verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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