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petition

verb [I or T]
 
 
/pəˈtɪʃ.ən/
to make a formal request for something, especially in a court of law
(向法院递交的)上诉书,诉状
They're petitioning for/about better facilities for disabled people on public transport.
他们正在请愿,希望能在公共交通工具上为残疾人安装更好的设施。
[+ obj + to infinitive ] I think we should petition the government to increase the grant for the project.
我认为我们应该请求政府增加对该项目的拨款。
legal She is petitioning for a re-trial.
她将上诉要求重审。
Making appeals and requests
(Definition of petition verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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