implore

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From Middle French implorer, from Latin implōrō (I beseech, I implore).

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implore (third-person singular simple present implores, present participle imploring, simple past and past participle implored)

  1. To beg urgently or earnestly.
  2. To call upon or pray to earnestly; to entreat.

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French[edit]

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implore

  1. inflection of implorer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Portuguese[edit]

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implore

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of implorar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of implorar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of implorar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of implorar

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implore

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of implorar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of implorar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of implorar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of implorar.