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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)遞交申訴書,申請
They're petitioning for/about better facilities for disabled people on public transport.
他們正在請願,希望當局能在大眾交通工具上為殘障人士安裝更好的設施。
[+ obj + to infinitive ] I think we should petition the government to increase the grant for the project.
我認為我們應該請求政府增加對該專案計劃的撥款。
legal She is petitioning for a re-trial.
她將上訴要求重審。
Making appeals and requests
(Definition of petition verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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