Translation of petition in Spanish:
- 1 (written document) to sign a petitionfirmar una peticiónExample sentences
- I hope Evening Press readers will sign petitions and write to their MPs demanding that these plans to pay benefits directly into banks are scrapped.
- Well, I've signed a lot of petitions and written a lot of letters.
- Even if you never write letters, sign petitions, or speak up in public, you can still make a difference in this world.
- 2 (Law) a petition for divorce, a divorce petitionuna demanda de divorcioto file o lodge a petitionExample sentences
- The election is subject to the result of the writ petitions before the Supreme Court on the domicile status of candidates contesting the poll.
- There are very recent cases, some of which I have discussed in a previous column, in which courts have denied petitions for fault divorce.
- When convicted prisoners brought petitions for writs of habeas corpus before the U.S. Supreme Court, the prisoners were released immediately.
- 3 (prayer, entreaty) [formal]Example sentences
- Nor, for that matter, COULD they regulate anyone's private petitions to their own deity!
- Verse eight declares the defeat of the foul foe and verse nine is a concluding petition to the God of Israel.
- The shaman is about to perform a cha-chac ceremony: a petition to the god, Chac, to send rain.
- [formal]elevar una petición a [formal]
peticionar (Latin America)Example sentences
- The races of Lannith petitioned the gods for aid, and the gods as a whole, for no known reason, suddenly turned their backs on all of their servants.
- Worshipers often petitioned the gods for life spans of a hundred years and for permanent life in a similar body in an ideal but comparable world.
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