Definitions of "petition"
  1. A written appeal formally submitted to an authoritative individual or entity, such as a court or a board
  2. A paper that contains a written appeal formally made
  3. The act of addressing a formal written request to a designated person or institution
  4. The process of creating and submitting a formal written request
How to use "petition" in a sentence
  1. The citizens filed a petition to the city council for a new park.
  2. The lawyer prepared the petition for the divorce proceeding.
  3. The club members decided to petition the school board for additional funding.

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