petition

petition

/pɪˈtɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
A formal written request, typically one signed by many people, appealing to authority in respect of a particular cause.

Origin

Middle English: from Latin petitio(n-), from petit- ‘aimed at, sought, laid claim to’, from the verb petere.

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You may file a petition, even do it often by repetition, but for WotD, you will not be given leave to refocus on a word. There’s been a diktat against that.

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