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Correct spelling:
petition
Definition:

Request; prayer. To present a petition to; supplicate.

Synonyms:
request (verb)
solicit, seek, question, desire, demand, probe, summon, urge, invite, request, wish, appeal, inquire, bid, want, query, plead, requisition.
request (noun)
solicitation, requisition, query, desire, demand, plea, summons, urge, inquiry, question, wish, appeal, entreaty, bid, want, probe, invitation, request.
appeal (verb)
approach, solicit, entice, buttonhole, request, beseech, greet, implore, invite, entreat, supplicate, apply, beg, address, appeal, accost, plead.
petition (verb)
hope, claim, aspire, apply, seek, bid, compete.
appeal (noun)
request, bid, invitation, solicitation, appeal, supplication, plea, approach, prayer, invocation, entreaty, application, address.
plea (noun)
plea, excuse, appeal, explanation, defense, suit, entreaty, justification.
Other synonyms:
postulation, request, orison, prayer.
Common misspellings:
  1. petiton (18%)
  2. peition (14%)
  3. petetion (9%)
  4. pettition (9%)
  5. pitition (5%)
  6. potition (5%)
  7. petitin (5%)
  8. patition (5%)
  9. pettion (4%)
  10. petion (4%)
  11. peitition (4%)
  12. peititon (3%)
  13. pertition (2%)
  14. peticion (2%)
  15. petitiion (2%)
  16. petision (1%)
  17. petitoin (1%)
  18. petittion (1%)
Examples of usage:
  1. The original charter of lists only eight of the adventurers by name, they being the ones in whose names the petition for the charter had been made.
    - 1606 - "The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624", Wesley Frank Craven.
  2. " Do you think," asked Dale, when informed of petition, " that it is genuine?
    - 1606 - "The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624", Wesley Frank Craven. Norah's - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.

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