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intercession

play
noun in·ter·ces·sion \ˌin-tər-ˈse-shən\

Definition of intercession

  1. 1 :  the act of interceding

  2. 2 :  prayer, petition, or entreaty in favor of another

intercessional play \-ˈsesh-nəl, -ˈse-shə-nəl\ adjective
intercessor play \-ˈse-sər\ noun
intercessory play \-ˈses-rē, -ˈse-sə-rē\ adjective


Origin of intercession

Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin intercession-, intercessio, from intercedere


First Known Use: 15th century



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