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Topic: RELIGION

Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: Latin intercedere; INTERCEDE

intercession

noun
     
in‧ter‧ces‧sion formal
1 [uncountable] when someone talks to a person in authority in order to prevent something bad happening to someone else [↪ intercede]
2 [uncountable and countable]RR a prayer asking for someone to be helped or cured
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