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Pronunciation of Persecute: Learn how to pronounce Persecute in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word persecute:

verb
[with object]
subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of their race or political or religious beliefs:
his followers were persecuted by the authorities
harass or annoy (someone) persistently:
Hilda was persecuted by some of the other girls
Derivatives

persecutor

noun
persecutory

adjective
Origin:

late Middle English: from Old French persecuter, from Latin persecut- ‘followed with hostility’, from the verb persequi, from per- ‘through, utterly’ + sequi ‘follow, pursue’