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petitioner

noun [C] uk   /pəˈtɪʃ.ən.ər/  us   //
a person who organizes or signs a petition specialized law a person who is asking for action from a law court
Translations of “petitioner”
in Chinese (Traditional) 請願者, 請願書簽名人, 訴願人,上訴人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 请愿人, 请愿书签名人, 诉愿人,上诉人…
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