Pronunciation: (in"tur-sesh'un), [key]
1. an act or instance of interceding.
2. an interposing or pleading on behalf of another person.
3. a prayer to God on behalf of another.
4. Rom. Hist.the interposing of a veto, as by a tribune.
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