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petitions

noun
plural of petition

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an earnest request
  • a flurry of petitions from eating and drinking establishments to be exempt from the new antismoking regulations

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petitions

verb
present tense third-person singular of petition

Synonyms & Antonyms of petitions (Entry 2 of 2)

to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner
  • petitioned the judge to be excused from jury duty for financial hardship

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“Petitions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/petitions. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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