petitioner

Definitions of petitioner
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n someone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right

Synonyms:
suer
Type of:
complainant, plaintiff
a person who brings an action in a court of law

n one praying humbly for something

Synonyms:
requester, suppliant, supplicant
Types:
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besieger
an energetic petitioner
postulant
one submitting a request or application especially one seeking admission into a religious order
canvasser, solicitor
a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
fundraiser
someone who solicits financial contributions
Type of:
applicant, applier
a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission

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