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Definition of "petitioned" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of petition. (verb)

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Use "petitioned" in a sentence
  • "In contrast, when Palin petitioned to overturn the endangerment finding, she cited a paper funded by Exxon Mobil, the American Petroleum Institute, and Koch Industries."
  • "In 1982, shortly after he was released from prison, Jin petitioned the government to allow him to visit the imprisoned Bishop Kung."
  • "A coalition of Israeli animal-protection groups who adopted the name Noah petitioned the court to prohibit force-feeding in the production of foie gras."