petitioner definition

  • noun:
    • a person who gift suggestions a petition to a court.
    • person who provides a petition.
    • One who provides a petition, either verbal or written.
    • [lowercase, or cap.] In Eng, hist., identical to addresser.
    • A plaintiff in an action commenced by petition.
    • A petitioning creditor.
    • one praying humbly for some thing
    • a person who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right

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