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Synonyms for solicitation

an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status

request for a sum of money

the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)


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I consulted the chief Mehevi, who endeavoured to dissuade me from my object; but I was not to be repulsed; and accordingly increased the warmth of my solicitations. At last he entered into a long, and I have no doubt a very learned and eloquent exposition of the history and nature of the 'taboo' as affecting this particular case; employing a variety of most extraordinary words, which, from their amazing length and sonorousness, I have every reason to believe were of a theological nature.
He recalled his exertions and solicitations, and the history of his project of army reform, which had been accepted for consideration and which they were trying to pass over in silence simply because another, a very poor one, had already been prepared and submitted to the Emperor.
They became more importunate in their solicitations, until they met with a flat refusal.
These solicitations were nevertheless unsuccessful: for though Mr Allworthy did not think, with some late writers, that mercy consists only in punishing offenders; yet he was as far from thinking that it is proper to this excellent quality to pardon great criminals wantonly, without any reason whatever.
He said the unauthorized investment solicitation requires an initial investment of P29,500 up to P135,500 and guarantees a return of 62 percent.
The unauthorized investment solicitation requires an initial investment of P29,500 up to P135,500 and guarantees a return of 62 percent, PSE chief operating officer Roel Refran said in an advisory dated Aug.
In siding with a law firm in a case involving access to workers' compensation claimant information and the use of that information for solicitation, the U.S.
EnscoRowan also announced that it has (1) increased the maximum aggregate purchase price (exclusive of accrued interest) in the Tender Offers from $600,000,000 to $724,130,180 (the New Aggregate Maximum Purchase Amount); (2) waived the Reorganization Condition (as defined in the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation) to the Tender Offers and Consent Solicitations (as defined below) with respect to the Notes issued by Rowan and (3) elected to have an early settlement date of July 12, 2019 for Notes tendered at or prior to the Early Tender Date (the Early Settlement Date).
The New L3Harris Notes will be issued only to eligible holders of Existing L3 Notes who are either (a) "Qualified Institutional Buyers" as that term is defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act"), or (b) persons that are outside the "United States" and that (i) are not "US persons," as those terms are defined in Rule 902 under the Securities Act, (ii) are not "EEA Retail Investors" (as defined in the Offering Memorandum and Consent Solicitation Statement) and (iii) are not located in Canada.
The Consent Solicitation is being conducted in connection with Sprint's previously announced agreement to merge (the "Merger") with a wholly-owned subsidiary of T-Mobile US, Inc.
The Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations are being made pursuant to the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the offering memorandum and consent solicitation statement dated May 30, 2019 (the "Offering Memorandum and Consent Solicitation Statement").
The Exchange Offers and the Consent Solicitations will now expire at 9:00 a.m., New York City time, on April 18, 2019, unless extended further (the "New Expiration Date").
All other terms and conditions described in the consent solicitation statement, dated as of July 27, 2018 (as may be amended or supplemented from time to time, the "Consent Solicitation Statement") of the Consent Solicitation remain unchanged and in effect.
Department officials are assuring residents and business owners the department does not receive any direct benefit from the solicitations nor does it accept any proceeds from telemarketing solicitation.
The Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation are being made pursuant to an Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement dated July 25, 2017 and a related Letter of Transmittal dated July 25, 2017 (together, the "Tender Offer Materials").