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pe·ti·tion
[puh-tish-uhn]
NOUN
1.
a formally drawn request, often bearing the names of a number of those making the request, that is addressed to a person or group of persons in authority or power, soliciting some favor, right, mercy, or other benefit: a petition for clemency; a petition for the repeal of an unfair law.
2.
a request made for something desired, especially a respectful or humble request, as to a superior or to one of those in authority; a supplication or prayer: a petition for aid; a petition to God for courage and strength.
3.
something that is sought by request or entreaty: to receive one's full petition.
4.
Law. an application for a court order or for some judicial action.
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT)
5.
to beg for or request (something).
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