how to pronounce petition

/pəˈtɪʃən/

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The above transcription of petition is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

petition is pronounced in three syllables

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pətɪʃən

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An example use of petition in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… as silly as the petition was there …”

meaning of petition

Petition is a formal request made to a government or other authority for a particular action or course of action.

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