intercession

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Etymology[edit]

[Early 15th Century] From Middle French intercession, from Old French, from Latin intercessionem, from intercēdō,[1] from inter- (between) + cēdō (I go) (English cede), literally “go-between”.

Noun[edit]

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intercession (plural intercessions)

  1. The act of intervening or mediating between two parties
  2. A prayer to God on behalf of another person

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  1. ^ intercession” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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Noun[edit]

intercession f (plural intercessions)

  1. intercession

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