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intercession

1. the act of interceding or offering petitionary prayer to God on behalf of others
2. such petitionary prayer
3. Roman history the interposing of a veto by a tribune or other magistrate
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The memorandum asking the MB to intercede was received by an administrative officer Shaza Mohd Shah.
"We had urged the Delhi government to intercede on behalf of the community in the Supreme Court and save the ancient temple from demolition.
The diocese says family and friends prayed to the late Sheen to intercede, and the baby was transferred to a Peoria hospital near the Cathedral of St.
One of the fans fumed that Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed, who attended the match together with Honourable Raila Odinga, could not intercede on their behalf.The CS is said to have wondered aloud how the fans could have travelled thousands of kilometres from Nairobi to Cairo and not be in possession of tickets for the match.
(Alliance News) - Software and service company Intercede Group PLC said Monday it has appointed Rob Chandhok, who has already been on the board in the past, as a non-executive director.
Job cuts and contract wins have helped digital security pass specialist Intercede overturn years of multi-million pound losses.
They have served their two-year prison sentence for illegal fishing but are still in jail because they have no one to intercede on their behalf, and they do not understand Swahili.
The Canadian women were detained in the Koodbuur Station Women's Prison in Hargeisa three months ago, as they were attempting to use their own experiences of gender-based violence to intercede on behalf of a woman targeted with similar gender-based persecution, including torture and forced disappearance.
'Blessed and Holy Saint Scholastica intercede for your people in this time of need.
Police said Cristina was arrested after she tried to intercede for her daughter.
The United Nation must intercede and urge India to stop jingoism in Kashmir.
He said, "O leader, you politician, do you think, to Ali or Hussein you belong , not Ali or Hussein, not even Omar will intercede you."