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verb [intransitive/transitive] petition pronunciation in American English /pəˈtɪʃ(ə)n/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypetition
he/she/itpetitions
present participlepetitioning
past tensepetitioned
past participlepetitioned

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  1. 1
    to ask someone in authority to do something using a petition
    petition against/for: We intend to petition for a change in the law.
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  2. 2
    legal to give a court an official document in which you ask it to take legal action
    petition for: Mrs. Hall announced that she was petitioning for a divorce.
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