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  1. petition

    • IPA[pəˈtiSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      a formal written request, typically one signed by many people, appealing to authority with respect to a particular cause;an appeal or request, especially a solemn or humble one to a deity or a superior
    • v.
      make or present a formal request to (an authority) with respect to a particular cause;make a solemn or humble appeal to (a figure of authority)
    • verb: petition, 3rd person present: petitions, gerund or present participle: petitioning, past tense: petitioned, past participle: petitioned

    • noun: petition, plural noun: petitions

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞

    名詞

    動詞

    • 1. make or present a formal request to (an authority) with respect to a particular cause Americans who moved west petitioned Congress for admission to the Union as states leaders petitioned the government to hold free elections soon
    • make a solemn or humble appeal to (a figure of authority) Russell petitioned her father for her hand in marriage
    • make a formal application to (a court) for a writ, judicial action in a suit, etc. the custodial parent petitioned the court for payment of the arrears the process allows both spouses to jointly petition for divorce
    • n.
      a parliamentary declaration of rights and liberties of the people assented to by Charles I in 1628.

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[pɪˈtɪʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      a formal written request, typically one signed by many people, appealing to authority in ... she was asked to sign a petition against plans to build on the local playing fields
    • v.
      present a petition to (an authority) in respect of a particular cause: the organization is petitioning the EU for a moratorium on the patent the islanders petitioned the government to help them leave St Kilda

    Oxford Dictionary

  2. 知識+

    • 連署 的英文應該怎樣表達

      petition >> 這個字不論當名詞或動詞都有(連署)請願的意思 N. A thousand people signed the petition. 一千人在(連署)請願書上籤了名。 The neighbours submitted...

    • 請問petition drive是什麼意思?

      簽署活動 = petition drive

    • 誰能解釋這段因文

      當有關這個主題的請願書(起訴狀)有更新或者有新的請願書(起訴狀)時,請通知我。 notify: 通知、告知 update: 更新 petition: 請願書、起訴狀 related: 有關的 topic: 主題