Petition in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Petition

an official document that makes a request and is signed by supporters

Examples of Petition in a sentence

A nonviolent way to protest a law is by signing a petition requesting the annulment of the law.  🔊

Because the petition did not receive the required number of signatures, it will not be brought before a council vote.  🔊

Many people have endorsed the petition to save the old church.  🔊

Although the execution is set for tonight, the Christian organization is still accepting signatures on its petition to halt the sentence.  🔊

The students came out in droves to support the petition opposing year-round school.  🔊

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