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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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Asst Sec Defence Schriver and Wells co-led a 2+2 Intercessional meeting @NPS_Monterey to advance our military and diplomatic initiatives with India.
A joint statement issued after the 7th RCEP Intercessional Ministerial Meeting held on Saturday in Siem Reap town said the participants urged all RCEP participating countries to address specific sensitivities while working towards achieving commercially meaningful and balanced outcomes.
"It is about time that we shift gears and lean towards being more realistic than idealistic," Secretary of Trade and Industry Ramon Lopez told his fellow ministers at the 5th intercessional meeting in Tokyo last June, 2018.
Lopez represented the Philippines during the fifth RCEP Intercessional Meeting in Tokyo on June 30 to July 2 where he joined Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Asean Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock-Hoi, and trade ministers from the 16 RCEP Participating Countries (RPC), namely the Asean 10 and Asean free-trade partners: Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand.
As the EU chair of the Kimberley Process, Hilde Hardeman, prepares for an ( intercessional meeting in Antwerp June 18-21 she should be mindful of her obligation to EU citizens to uphold the human rights standards by which we are frequently told the EU is guided.
The complaint, a copy of which has been circulating on social media, stated that Santiago had travelled to Vienna, Austria, with six other Dangerous Drugs Board employees to attend an ordinary Narcotic Drug Intercessional meeting.
'We'll convert it into a intercessional RCEP meeting,' he said.
DMCC also signed over 20 MoUs in 2016 with a strong focus on China and hosted 155 local and international events, including the Kimberley Process Intercessional and Plenary.