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Synonyms for petition

Synonyms for petition

an application to a higher authority, as for sanction or a decision

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to bring an appeal or request, for example, to the attention of

to make application to a higher authority, as to a court of law

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to ask for employment, acceptance, or admission

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Synonyms for petition

a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

write a petition for something to somebody

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Said to be the "biggest petition ever seen by the Welsh Assembly", the document calls on First Minister Carwyn Jones to intervene and stop the removal of doctor-led maternity care from Ysbyty Glan Clwyd in less than four weeks time.
Justice Saqib Nisar remarked " if we hear this petition then application will flow in queues.
Until recently, guidelines for British Columbia's parliamentary petition submission process were only provided within our Standing Orders.
The petition noted that Bieber is "dangerous, reckless, destructive" and he is a "terrible influence on our nations youth.
ECP received a total of 409 petitions whereas one petition was directly filed with Election Tribunal Lahore, out of which 25 were dismissed by the ECP itself during scrutiny of petitions.
List of petition delivery events happening across the country on Friday, April 5 (all times local):
Ultimately, the committee decided not to move forward with the call for free sunscreen, but it demonstrates that by submitting a petition to the Assembly you can push an issue to the top of the political agenda.
Kennedy's order, issued Monday, followed a flurry of conflicting rulings on the question of whether petition signatures are a matter of public record.
An online petition calling for Birmingham City Council to drop the noise abatement order against The Rainbow pub is set to be the first major test of the authority's newly-introduced system.
London, Apr 27 (ANI): A petition on 10 Downing Street's own website calling for Gordon Brown to resign as Prime Minister has passed the 10,000-signature mark.
There is substantial evidence that the conduct by the victim in the instant case was not sufficiently provocative to require reduction of appellant's offense to manslaughter,'' the state Attorney General's Office wrote in a petition for rehearing.
Filing returns: Under the new law, the IRS may request the bankruptcy court to order a dismissal or a conversion of a bankruptcy petition if the debtor fails to file a tax return (or fails to file for an extension) that becomes due after the date the petition is filed.
The act also prohibits an individual debtor from filing a petition under federal bankruptcy law unless the individual has received a briefing from an approved nonprofit budget and credit counseling service.
A state prisoner sentenced to death for murder gave notice that he intended to file a petition for a writ of habeas corpus.
Synod delegates from the diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince' Edward Island, led by Bishop Sue Moxley, urged General Synod delegates to sign a petition addressed to the minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada asking that a woman who has been in sanctuary at St.