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Meaning of importunate

im•por•tu•nate

Pronunciation: (im-pôr'chu-nit), [key]
— adj.
  1. urgent or persistent in solicitation, sometimes annoyingly so.
  2. pertinacious, as solicitations or demands.
  3. troublesome; annoying: importunate demands from the children for attention.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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