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Noun
An appeal or request to a deity or a superior
“Verse eight declares the defeat of the foul foe and verse nine is a concluding petition to the God of Israel.”
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A formal written request, typically one signed by many people, appealing to authority in respect of a particular cause
“The news comes after thousands of local people signed a petition protesting over plans to sell Altrincham ice rink for housing.”
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A final statement of terms or conditions made by one party to another, especially one that expresses a threat of reprisal or war
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A request signed by many people
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The act of intervening or mediating between two parties
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A set of facts or arguments supporting one side of a debate or controversy
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The right to vote in political elections
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A feeling, act or declaration of disapproval or objection to something
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A situation or action that tempts someone to do something or makes a particular outcome likely
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A formal speech delivered to an audience
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A draft of a proposed law presented to parliament for discussion
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Verb
Plead, appeal for
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“Among its early actions was to petition the authorities for a separate Jewish burial ground.”
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(followed by for) To look for or seek
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Press for political action
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To go to law
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Gather support for something
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To plead on someone else's behalf
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To question or quiz, especially in a thorough or investigative manner
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