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Meaning of entreat

en•treat

Pronunciation: (en-trēt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to ask (a person) earnestly; beseech; implore; beg: to entreat the judge for mercy.
  2. to ask earnestly for (something): He entreated help in his work.
—v.i.
  1. to make an earnest request or petition.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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