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Meaning of “petition” - Learner’s Dictionary

petition

noun [C]     /pəˈtɪʃən/
a document that has been signed by a lot of people officially asking someone in authority to do something: Will you sign this petition against experiments on animals?Activism and pressure groupsMaking appeals and requests
Translations of “petition”
in Arabic عَريضة…
in Korean 탄원서…
in Malaysian petisyen…
in French pétition…
in Turkish dilekçe…
in Italian petizione, ricorso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 請願書, (向法院遞交的)申訴書,訴狀…
in Russian прошение, петиция…
in Polish petycja…
in Vietnamese đơn…
in Spanish petición, instancia…
in Portuguese abaixo-assinado, petição…
in Thai การร้องเรียน…
in German das Gesuch…
in Catalan petició…
in Japanese 請願書, 陳情書…
in Indonesian petisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 请愿书, (向法院递交的)上诉书,诉状…
(Definition of petition noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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