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American English: /ɪmˈplɔr/
British English: /ɪmˈplɔː/

Translation of implore in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (help/mercy)
    don't go, I implore you
    no te vayas, te lo suplico
    to implore somebody to + infinitive
    suplicarle a alguien que + subjunctive
    she implored me to let her stay
    me suplicó que la dejara quedarse
    Example sentences
    • And if they will perish, let them perish with our arms around their knees, imploring them to stay.
    • The Prime Minister has implored the state and territory leaders to take up the Commonwealth's plan for the Murray-Darling Basin for the good of the nation.
    • Most Arabic music is pure melody and rhythm, unencumbered by harmony; voices implore and exult, while instruments share the inflections of song.
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