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daven

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[dah-vuh n] /ˈdɑ vən/
verb (used with or without object), Yiddish.
1.
to pray.
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daven

/ˈdɑvən/
verb (intransitive) (Judaism)
1.
to pray
2.
to lead prayers
Word Origin
from Yiddish
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