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  • n. Someone who presents a petition to a court.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who presents a petition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who presents a petition, either verbal or written.
  • n. [lowercase, or cap.] In Eng, hist., same as addresser.
  • n. A plaintiff in an action commenced by petition.
  • n. A petitioning creditor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one praying humbly for something
  • n. someone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right


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