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Definition of entreat verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they entreat
    he / she / it entreats
    past simple entreated
    -ing form entreating
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  1. 1to ask someone to do something in a serious and often emotional way synonym beg synonym implore
  2. 2 entreat somebody Please help me, I entreat you. entreat somebody to do something She entreated him not to go. entreat (somebody) + speech “Please don't go,” she entreated (him).
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