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Significado de “petition” - Diccionario Inglés

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petitionnoun [C]

uk   /pəˈtɪʃ.ən/ us   /pəˈtɪʃ.ən/
a document signed by a large number of people demanding or asking for some action from the government or another authority: I signed a petition against the proposed closure of the local hospital today.
specialized law a formal letter to a law court asking for a particular legal action: She's filing a petition for divorce.

petitionverb [I or T]

uk   /pəˈtɪʃ.ən/ us   /pəˈtɪʃ.ən/
also specialized law to make a formal request for something, especially in a law court: They're petitioning for/about better facilities for disabled people. [+ obj + to infinitive ] I think we should petition the government to increase the grant for the project. She is petitioning for a re-trial.
(Definition of petition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "petition" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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petitionnoun [C]

us   /pəˈtɪʃ·ən/
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] us   /pəˈtɪʃ·ən/
[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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petitionnoun [C]

uk   /pəˈtɪʃən/ us  
POLITICS a document signed by a large number of people asking the government or authorities to do something or not to do something: a petition against/for sth Trade unions have started a petition against the merger.
LAW a formal letter to a court of law asking for a particular decision: They had filed a petition in federal court on behalf of the detainees.

petitionverb [I or T]

uk   /pəˈtɪʃən/ us  
LAW to make a formal request for a decision or action, especially from a court of law: He could have petitioned for the appeals court to consider his request. The company has petitioned the organization to keep details of the new phone secret.
POLITICS to sign a document with large numbers of other people asking the government or authorities to do something or not to do something: petition for/against sth Local people petitioned against the closure of the hospital.
(Definition of petition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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