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Noun: petitioner  pu'ti-shu-nu(r)
  1. One praying humbly for something
    "a petitioner for her favours";
    - suppliant, supplicant, requester
  2. Someone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right
    - suer

Derived forms: petitioners

Type of: applicant, applier, complainant, plaintiff

Encyclopedia: Petitioner