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im•por•tune



Pronunciation: (im"pôr-tOOn', -tyOOn', im-pôr'chun), [key]
v., -tuned, -tun•ing,
adj.


v.t.
1. to press or beset with solicitations; demand with urgency or persistence.
2. to make improper advances toward (a person).
3. to beg for (something) urgently or persistently.
4. Obs.to annoy.
5. Obs.to press; impel.

v.i.
1. to make urgent or persistent solicitations.
2. to make improper advances toward another person.

adj.
importunate.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

importunateimportunity
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