Definition of exhort verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    exhort

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ɪɡˈzɔrt//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they exhort
     
    he / she / it exhorts
     
    past simple exhorted
     
    -ing form exhorting
     
     
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  1. 1to try hard to persuade someone to do something synonym urge
  2. 2 exhort somebody to do something The media have been exhorting people to come to the demonstration. exhort somebody to something They had been exhorted to action. exhort (somebody) + speech “Come on!” he exhorted (them).
exhortation
 
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NAmE//ˌɛɡzɔrˈteɪʃn//
 
, NAmE//ˌɛksɔrˈteɪʃn//
 
noun [countable, uncountable]
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