supplication

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French supplication, from Latin supplicatio, supplicationem, from supplicare (to supplicate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sʌplɪˈkeɪʃən/

Noun[edit]

supplication (countable and uncountable, plural supplications)

  1. An act of supplicating; a humble request.
  2. A prayer or entreaty to a god.
  3. (historical) In Ancient Rome, a solemn service or day decreed for giving formal thanks to the gods for victory, etc.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, borrowed from Latin supplicatio, supplicationem.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

supplication f (plural supplications)

  1. supplication

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