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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “petition”

petition

noun [C]
 
 
/pəˈtɪʃ.ən/
a document signed by a large number of people demanding or requesting some action from the government or another authority
请愿书
I signed a petition against the proposed closure of the local hospital today.
今天我在反对关闭当地医院的请愿书上签了名。
Making appeals and requests
legal a formal letter to a court of law requesting a particular legal action
(向法院递交的)上诉书,诉状
She's filing a petition for divorce.
她将要递交离婚诉状。
Making appeals and requests
(Definition of petition noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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