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- n. A prayer or act of praying; an earnest request.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of praying; supplication; entreaty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of praying; supplication; entreaty; hence, a prayer; an invocation.
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They informed the teachers and administrators at the school to go on lockdown as a precation.