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urge [1].


Pronunciation: \'[schwa]rj\




1 : to try to get (something) accepted : argue in favor of <She's always urging reform.>

2 : to try to convince <He urged his guests to stay.>

3 : [sup.2]force 1, drive <His dog urged the sheep onward.>

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Date:Jan 1, 2009
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