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entreaty

[ en-tree-tee ]
/ ɛnˈtri ti /
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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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