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  • noun
    plural -tions
    [count] a written document that people sign to show that they want a person or organization to do or change something
    They collected 2,000 signatures on a petition demanding that women be allowed to join the club.
    Would you like to sign our petition?
    a formal written request made to an official person or organization
    We presented a petition to the legislature to change the law.
    b law :a formal written request to have a legal case decided by a court
    She filed a petition for divorce.
    They've denied your petition. [=the court will not hear your case]
    formal :a prayer or request to God or to a very powerful person or group
    We ask you to hear our petition.
    -tions; -tioned; -tioning
    to ask (a person, group, or organization) for something in a formal way [+ obj]
    All people had the right to petition the king for help. [no obj]

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