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adjective as in requested

adjective as in solicited

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Thousands of college students have signed petitions to cancel online-proctor deals in California, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Texas, Wisconsin and Washington state.

Judge Brenda Penny ruled against immediately removing Britney Spears’s father from the conservatorship of her estate as Spears requested earlier this summer, although she has not ruled out future petitions for his removal or suspension.

From Vox

The petition must be filed within 48 hours of the count’s completion.

Still, she said, the state’s clerks were prepared to conduct a recount if a petition was received to do so.

I answered a Facebook post and signed a petition, which led to several conversations about pandemic support for folks like me and how to advocate for things like additional stimulus funding from our elected officials.

From Fortune

Apparently, the population of Kayakoy had petitioned the government in Ankara for the right to remain.

Liberty Counsel, a Christian freedom group challenging the law in court, petitioned the Supreme Court to hear the case.

Last month, the reclusive Matt Sandusky petitioned a court and was granted a name change for himself, his wife and four children.

When the degree of the chaos and corruption became evident, we petitioned the IOC to move the Games before it was too late.

That's when Windsor petitioned the Supreme Court to hear her case on an expedited basis.

They therefore petitioned General McArthur to relieve them temporarily from duty to recuperate their strength.

At any rate, they petitioned Parliament for the removal of this too ardent fisherman, and he was sequestered accordingly.

Perrott petitioned for a grant of the cargo, but the owners, who were wholly or partly French, complained to the Queen.

The reason, then, why the people have not received any word from the Great King, is because they have petitioned the wrong god.

The House petitioned for their recall in consequence of the language they had used in these letters.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to petitioned, such as: desired, needed, appealed, asked, demanded, and hunted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.