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[eg-zawr-tey-shuh n, ek-sawr-] /ˌɛg zɔrˈteɪ ʃən, ˌɛk sɔr-/

the act or process of .
an utterance, discourse, or address conveying urgent advice or recommendations.
the act or process of exhorting
a speech or written passage intended to persuade, inspire, or encourage

late 14c., from Old French exhortacion and directly from Latin exhortationem (nominative exhortatio) “an exhortation, encouragement,” noun of action from past participle stem of exhortari, from ex- “thoroughly” (see ex-) + hortari “encourage, urge” (see hortatory).


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