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Definition of "solicitation" []

  • The action or instance of soliciting; petition; proposal. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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 ..."