Translation of "petition" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /pəˈtɪʃ.ən/

a document signed by a large number of people demanding or requesting some action from the government or another authority

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。

legal a formal letter to a court of law requesting a particular legal action

She's filing a petition for divorce. 她將要遞交離婚訴狀。

(Translation of “petition noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)