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appeal verb definition in Helping others topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

appeal

 verb: Helping others topic
[intransitive] to make a serious and urgent request I am appealing (= asking for money) on behalf of the famine victims. appeal (to somebody) (for something) Community leaders appealed for calm (= urged people to remain calm). Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward. appeal to somebody to do something Organizers appealed to the crowd not to panic.

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