intercession


in·ter·ces·sion

noun \ˌin-tər-ˈse-shən\

Definition of INTERCESSION

1
:  the act of interceding
2
:  prayer, petition, or entreaty in favor of another
in·ter·ces·sion·al \-ˈsesh-nəl, -ˈse-shə-nəl\ adjective
in·ter·ces·sor \-ˈse-sər\ noun
in·ter·ces·so·ry \-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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