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[en-tree-tee] /ɛnˈtri ti/

noun, plural entreaties.
earnest request or petition; supplication.
noun (pl) -treaties
an earnest request or petition; supplication; plea

mid-15c., “treatment, negotiation;” see entreat + -y (1). Meaning “earnest request” is from 1570s. Related: Entreaties.


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