Definition of impetrate in US English:

impetrate

verb

[with object]archaic
  • Beseech or beg for.

    ‘a slight testimonial which I thought fit to impetrate from that worthy nobleman’
    ask for, appeal for, call for, seek, solicit, plead for, put in a plea for, pray for, petition, sue for, supplicate for
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Origin

Late 15th century: from Latin impetrat- ‘brought to pass’, from the verb impetrare (based on patrare ‘bring to pass’).

Pronunciation

impetrate

/ˈɪmpəˌtreɪt//ˈimpəˌtrāt/