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Noun: intercession  ,in-tu(r)'se-shun
  1. A prayer to God on behalf of another person
  2. The act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)
    "it occurs without human intercession";
    - intervention

Derived forms: intercessions

Type of: engagement, involution, involvement, orison [archaic], participation, petition, prayer

Encyclopedia: Intercession, Episcopal