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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
請願書
I signed a petition against the proposed closure of the local hospital today.
今天我在反對關閉當地醫院的請願書上簽了名。
Making appeals and requests
legal a formal letter to a court of law requesting a particular legal action
(向法院遞交的)申訴書,訴狀
She's filing a petition for divorce.
她將要遞交離婚訴狀。
Making appeals and requests
Translations of “petition”
in Korean 탄원서…
in Arabic عَريضة…
in French pétition…
in Italian petizione, ricorso…
in Russian прошение, петиция…
in Turkish dilekçe…
in Polish petycja…
in Spanish petición, instancia…
in Portuguese abaixo-assinado, petição…
in German das Gesuch…
in Catalan petició…
in Japanese 請願書, 陳情書…
in Chinese (Simplified) 请愿书, (向法院递交的)上诉书,诉状…
(Definition of petition noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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