Definition of impetrate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈimpəˌtrāt/


[with object] archaic
Beseech or beg for: a slight testimonial which I thought fit to impetrate from that worthy nobleman


Late 15th century: from Latin impetrat- 'brought to pass', from the verb impetrare (based on patrare 'bring to pass').

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Syllabification: im·pe·trate

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