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See also: imploré
- emplore (obsolete)
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪmˈplɔː/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ɪmˈplɔɹ/
- (rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) IPA(key): /ɪmˈplo(ː)ɹ/
- (non-rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) IPA(key): /ɪmˈploə/
- Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)
- Hyphenation: im‧plore
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- To beg urgently or earnestly.
- c. 1610–1611, William Shakespeare, “The VVinters Tale”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act V, scene iii]:
- I kneel, and then implore her blessing.
- To call upon or pray to earnestly; to entreat.
to beg for
- first-person singular present indicative of
- third-person singular present indicative of
- first-person singular present subjunctive of
- third-person singular present subjunctive of
- second-person singular imperative of
- first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of implorar
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of implorar
- third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of implorar
- third-person singular (você) negative imperative of implorar