entreaty

[ en-tree-tee ]
/ ɛnˈtri ti /

noun, plural en·treat·ies.

earnest request or petition; supplication.

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Origin of entreaty

First recorded in 1515–25; entreat + -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for entreaty

entreaty
/ (ɪnˈtriːtɪ) /

noun plural -treaties

an earnest request or petition; supplication; plea
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