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verb solicit pronunciation in American English /səˈlɪsɪt/
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present tense
present participlesoliciting
past tensesolicited
past participlesolicited
  1. 1
    [transitive] formal to ask someone for something such as money or support

    The organization decided to solicit aid for the new campaign.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to offer to have sex with someone in exchange for money
  3. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] American to try to sell something by visiting people and persuading them to buy it


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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