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English definition of “solicit”

solicit

verb     /səˈlɪsɪt/
ASK FOR SOMETHING [T] formal to ask someone for money , information , or help : to solicit donations for a charity Making appeals and requests
SEX [I] to offer sex for money , usually in a public place People who sell sex or are promiscuous
(Definition of solicit verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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