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Synonyms for petitioner

one that asks a higher authority for something, as a favor or redress

a person who applies for or seeks something, such as a job or position

Synonyms for petitioner

one praying humbly for something

someone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right


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But, Khawaja Hassan's counsel Rai Shahid submitted the petitioner had the right to withdraw his petition, therefore, the court should accept the application.
He pointed out that trial court had released the petitioner on bail in December 2014, however, District Magistrate of Islamabad issued detention order against him.
The trial court dismissed the challenge to the 2010 tax assessment because petitioner failed to comply with New York court rules.
Your Petitioner knows this is cheating because he has seen lots of people working on computers on trains and Your Petitioner's parents both say that they work on trains.
Your petitioner is of the opinion that you drew a line through 27 blobs on a piece of paper, even someone in reception class (four to ve year olds) would be able to count them and get it right, or at least get closer to 27 than the people getting paid lots of money at HS2 Ltd have done.
The petitioner was 28 years old at the time when she and a man killed the 27-year-old Uzbek prostitute, J.
But the bench asked the petitioner how Musharraf could formally be asked to appear before it in the case as he was currently abroad.
In July 2010, the Department issued a proposed finding against federal acknowledgment of the petitioner as an Indian tribe.
7 -- Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry of Lahore High Court on Friday ordered the release of six petitioners who were detained in different districts across the province under Maintenance of Public Order Ordinance (MPO).
Additionally, notice of the order shall be issued within 24 hours to any day-care, preschool, pre-kindergarten, private or public school, or college or university where any child protected under the order or any child of the petitioner attends, following the request of the petitioner.
The CBI probed the case for about five years, but did not arrest the petitioners," he said.
They tortured me for three months," the petitioner told the court.
Yang Qiuyu, a petitioner for housing rights, alleged petitioners have been "beaten" or "locked in mental institutions".
The author fails to understand that the Marriage Tribunal judges a doubt raised by the Petitioner as to the validity of a specific marriage.
1 THE Respondent has behaved in a very vindictive and punitive manner towards the Petitioner, exposing his fantastic, wonderful, amazing, squeaky-clean (give or take the occasional spliff) reputation to risk.