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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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Trade and other unsecured creditors may consider joining an involuntary bankruptcy petition as a means to obtain payment of their claims.
Statistics from Judiciary indicate that 136 petitions are still pending before various courts across the country as at February 13.
By contrast, petitions show a different side of the campaign: the patient, behind the scenes activity that helped deliver votes for women.
The petitions have had positive effects in facilitating public discourse, since Korean politics still lacks direct democracy," said Yoon Tae-gon, a senior political analyst at The Moa Agenda and Strategy.
However, two petitions called for Disney to remove 'The Last Jedi' from the official 'Star Wars' canon.
So far, courts have dismissed 24 election petitions on technicalities while seven others have been withdrawn.
The purpose of filing this petition was to make sure that both petitions are heard on the same day.
amp;nbsp;All three were among the most popular subjects of petitions written by U.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday challenged the jurisdiction of the election commission to hear petitions against him on Panama Leaks.
Led by the Chairperson, Honourable Refilwe Mogale, the Gauteng Provincial Legislatures (GPL) Standing Committee on Petitions will convene a one day external petitions hearing to try and resolve service delivery concerns raised by various communities in Hammanskraal and surrounding areas through petitions.
If multiple petitions are necessary, those costs can add up.
But now a Senedd clerk says the petition may not be "admissible for consideration" by the Assembly's Petitions Committee because it is similar to another submitted on February 12.
Although some experts have suggested legislatures should be cautious about moving to internet voting until challenges with secrecy and security, voter verification, auditability and cost-effectiveness are addressed, the author suggests that electronic petitions may offer an incremental step toward broader engagement with voters online.
In 2011, President Barack Obama's administration went digital with this clause and set up We the People, a digital platform for citizen petitions (WTP; petitions.
Petitions to the European Parliament are a valuable tool which enables Europe's citizens to react if they believe EU laws have been infringed.