The action or instance of soliciting; petition; proposal.(noun)
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Use "solicitation" in a sentence
"This comment made me wonder about an intriguing question: If an attorney who reads my blog responds to her comment by emailing her, has said attorney engaged in "solicitation" as defined by the newly promulgated New York lawyer advertising rules?"
"The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and an assortment of national business groups opposed to President Obama's health-care reform effort are collecting money to finance an economic study that could be used to portray the legislation as a job killer and threat to the nation's economy, according to an e-mail solicitation from a top Chamber official."
"In the draft ordinance, it's claimed that Residents of and businesses in the greater downtown area in Seattle believe agressive solicitation is a serious problem in their home neighborhoods, and residents of the rest of the city agree ..."