petition

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1 petition /pəˈtɪʃən/ noun
plural petitions
1 petition
/pəˈtɪʃən/
noun
plural petitions
Learner's definition of PETITION
[count]
: a written document that people sign to show that they want a person or organization to do or change something
: a formal written request made to an official person or organization
law : a formal written request to have a legal case decided by a court
formal : a prayer or request to God or to a very powerful person or group
2 petition /pəˈtɪʃən/ verb
petitions; petitioned; petitioning
2 petition
/pəˈtɪʃən/
verb
petitions; petitioned; petitioning
Learner's definition of PETITION
: to ask (a person, group, or organization) for something in a formal way
[+ object]
[no object]
often + for
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