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English definition of “solicit”


verb [T] (ASK FOR)    /səˈlɪs.ɪt/ formal
to ask someone for money, information, or help: to solicit donations for a charity It is illegal for public officials to solicit gifts or money in exchange for favours.Making appeals and requests solicitation     /səˌlɪs.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ noun [C or U] formal
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