Definition of Petition. Meaning of Petition. Synonyms of Petition

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Definition of Petition

Petition
Petition Pe*ti"tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Petitioned; p. pr. & vb. n. Petitioning.] To make a prayer or request to; to ask from; to solicit; to entreat; especially, to make a formal written supplication, or application to, as to any branch of the government; as, to petition the court; to petition the governor. You have . . . petitioned all the gods for my prosperity. --Shak.
Petition
Petition Pe*ti"tion, v. i. To make a petition or solicitation.

Meaning of Petition from wikipedia

- A petition is a request to do something, most commonly addressed to a government official or public entity. Petitions to a deity are a form of prayer...
- The concept of Curative petition was evolved by the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Rupa Ashok Hurra vs. Ashok Hurra and Anr. (2002) where the...
- The right to petition government for redress of grievances is the right to make a complaint to, or s**** the ****istance of, one's government, without fear...
- An online petition (or Internet petition, or e-petition) is a form of petition which is signed online, usually through a form on a website. Visitors to...
- reviewed in Review Petition. The parties aggrieved on any order of the Supreme Court on any apparent error can file a review petition. Taking into consideration...
- In the United States the right to petition is guaranteed by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, which specifically prohibits Congress...
- decision of a federal or state court files a "petition for writ of certiorari" in the Supreme Court. A "petition" is printed in booklet format and 40 copies...
- The Petition of Right is a major English constitutional do****ent that sets out specific liberties of the subject that the king is prohibited from infringing...
- Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative is a form submitted to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (or, in the rare case of Direct Consular...
- In United States parliamentary procedure, a discharge petition is a means of bringing a bill out of committee and to the floor for consideration without...
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