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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
Translations of “petition”
in Spanish petición, instancia…
in Arabic عَريضة…
in Korean 탄원서…
in Portuguese abaixo-assinado, petição…
in French pétition…
in German das Gesuch…
in Catalan petició…
in Japanese 請願書, 陳情書…
in Russian прошение, петиция…
in Chinese (Traditional) 請願書, (向法院遞交的)申訴書,訴狀…
in Italian petizione, ricorso…
in Turkish dilekçe…
in Polish petycja…
(Definition of petition noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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