Translation of "petition" - English-French dictionary


noun countablepetition /pəˈtɪʃən/
a document signed by a lot of people to show they want or support sth
pétition feminine

They signed a petition asking for an end to the war.
Ils ont signé une pétition demandant qu'on mette fin à la guerre.


verb transitive
to ask for sth to be done by presenting a petition to the people who can do it
faire une pétition

They are petitioning for funding for the project.
Ils ont fait une pétition pour le financement du projet.

(Translation of “petition” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /pəˈtiʃən/

a formal request made to someone in authority and usually signed by a large number of people

She asked me to sign the petition.
petitioner noun


(Translation of “petition” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)