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Oxford dictionary definition of the word prayer:
a solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God or another deity:
I’ll say a prayer for him
the peace of God is ours through prayer
(prayers) a religious service, especially a regular one, at which people gather in order to pray together:
500 people were detained as they attended Friday prayers
an earnest hope or wish:
it is our prayer that the current progress on human rights will be sustained
not have a prayer
informal have no chance at all of succeeding at something.
Middle English: from Old French preiere, based on Latin precarius ‘obtained by entreaty’, from prex, prec- ‘prayer’