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1. Entreaty in favor of another, especially a prayer or petition to God in behalf of another.
2. Mediation in a dispute.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin intercessiō, intercessiōn-, intervention, from intercessus, past participle of intercēdere, to intervene; see intercede.]

in′ter·ces′sion·al adj.
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Focusing on a particular concern, Asscher stated that, "We would deeply regret if the Civil Society Coalition would not attend next year's Intercessional and Plenary meetings in Dubai.
When Russia, along with Ukraine and Belarus, shut down one track of negotiations at the intercessional conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) last June, no one was pleased.
As we proceed, we would like the P5 conferences and intercessional meetings to develop further practical transparency measures that build confidence and predictability," Rose said.