HyperDic: petitioner

English > 2 senses of the word petitioner:
NOUNperson petitioner, suppliant, supplicant, requesterone praying humbly for something
person petitioner, suersomeone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right
petitioner > pronunciation
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English > petitioner: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningOne praying humbly for something.
Synonymssuppliant, supplicant, requester
NarrowerbesiegerAn energetic / energetic petitioner
postulantOne submitting a request or application especially one seeking admission into a religious order
solicitor, canvasserA petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
Broaderapplicant, applierA person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment / employment or admission
Spanishpeticionario, postulante, solicitante, suplicante
Catalanpeticionari, sol·licitant, suplicant
English > petitioner: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right.
Broaderplaintiff, complainantA person who brings an action in a court of law
Verbspetitionwrite a petition for something to somebody

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