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petition

noun [C]  /pəˈtɪʃ·ən/ us  
a document signed by a large number of people requesting some action from the government or another authority, or law a formal letter to a court of law requesting a particular legal action: More than 2000 people signed a petition to protect a wildlife area from development. law She’s filing a petition for divorce.
petition
verb [I/T]  /pəˈtɪʃ·ən/ us  
[T] They plan to petition the governor to increase funding for the project.
(Definition of petition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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