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intercede for (someone or something)

To intervene in favor or on behalf of someone or something. The United Nations has finally decided to intercede for that nation, in the hopes of preventing an all-out war. It always fell to me to intercede on my younger brother's behalf when he would butt heads with my father about some issue or other.
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intercede with (someone or something)

To approach or confront someone or something in favor or on behalf of someone or something else. Once the bullying situation in my little brother's class escalated, I had to intercede with his teacher.
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intercede (for someone) (with someone or something)

to intervene on behalf of someone with someone or a group; to plead someone's case with someone or a group. I will intercede for Charlotte with the council. Tom interceded with Fred for Sharon, who was too shy to speak for herself.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He also regarded its founder as his spiritual interceder," Father Avraym said.