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Example sentences for petition

He drafted a petition, expressing his righteous anger.
Everyone unite and petition to give them more time to dig at the site.
Be ready with your petition, and present it.
He said there is a mandatory 60-day waiting period after a divorce petition is filed until a decree can be issued.
Nearly all the townspeople have signed a petition to get rid of the dog kennel run by Helen's husband.
Some astronomers said they would refuse to use it and organized a protest petition.
This is followed by a prayer of quiet petition and protection.
More than 50000 of them signed an online petition protesting the program.
Please petition your local and federal government to provide the infrastructure necessary for the conversion.
The rules also require that the candidate sign the petition.
But the court rejected the petition.

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