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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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Nor is there a formal means in place for referral of a petition for further examination, by a parliamentary committee or otherwise.
The WTP website is a simple mechanism for petition creation and response.
Yet petition signatures won't be strictly anonymous even if Protect Marriage Washington prevails.
As petitions have traditionally been sent to the Prime Minister by post or delivered to Number 10, it was felt online versions would give the opportunity to reach a potentially wider audience, as well as allow Downing Street to respond by email to all those who have signed a petition, once it has closed.
Moreover, Harris never directly testified that he was actually provoked in a manner sufficient to satisfy the legal standard, the petition said.
109-8), which generally went into effect for bankruptcy petitions filed after Oct.
The act conditions court confirmation of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan when the debtor files all pre-petition tax returns, as well as--before the day the first meeting of the creditors is convened--all tax returns for taxable periods ending in the four-year period that ends on the date of the filing of the petition.
Denial of a petition to adopt product registration cards designed to improve recalls
Petition challenges were filed against 142 of those candidates, including five incumbents.
Appropriate answers to these questions were required for a parole petition to succeed.
The New York Times reported on May 17th that prior to Carter's mention of the Varela Project, the petition campaign "had been subjected to a news blackout in the state-run media.
The determination of whether dumping is occurring (and the petition is affirmed) is done by the U.
In the meantime, the Campaign for Equality has set up a searchable database of petition names on its Web site (www.
The district court denied the petition and the appeals court affirmed.
Boyle's petition reviewed the factual situation confronting the children of Iraq including malnutrition, starvation, disease, and death, and details the violations of international law upon which this Claim is based.