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petition

美国发音:[pə'tɪʃ(ə)n]
英国发音:[pə'tɪʃ(ə)n]

[n]
英语解释:a document signed by many people that asks someone in authority to do something
常见翻译:请愿,请求;申请;祈求

[v]
英语解释:to ask someone in authority to do something using a petition
常见翻译:向…请愿,申请;恳请,企求



Sentences:

She also got into trouble when she turned down a man's petition to join the Party.
她自己也惹上麻烦,因为她不同意某人入党。
In this year he again lost his employment apparently because he organized a petition for higher pay.
这一年他再度失业,显然是因为他组织了要求增加工资的一次请愿。