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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A formal, written request to someone in authority, signed by any number of people.

Usage examples (33)
  • In the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.
  • Tuileries, to present what they called a petition to the King.
  • If any of you are interested in signing it, the petition is here.
  • This petition is about Mike Griffin the man, about the administrator ... for more
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