solicit Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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solicitverb [T]

 us   /səˈlɪs·ɪt/
to ask for something in a persuasive and determined way: He’s soliciting funds to keep the library open. Grace has run an online campaign to solicit employee suggestions.
solicitation
noun [C/U]  us   /səˌlɪs·ɪˈteɪ·ʃən/
[C] I get a lot of phone solicitations from banks.
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