Petition vs Sos - What's the difference?

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Petition is a related term of sos.


As a noun petition

is petition.

As a pronoun sos is

these;.

petition

Noun

(en noun)
  • A formal, written request made to an official person or organized body, often containing many signatures.
  • A compilation of signatures built in order to exert moral authority in support of a specific cause.
  • (legal) A formal written request for judicial action.
  • A prayer; a supplication; an entreaty.
  • * Bible, 1. Macc. vii. 37
  • A house of prayer and petition for thy people.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make a request, commonly in written form.
  • sos

    Translingual

    Symbol

    (head)
  • emergency, mayday, distress
  • Usage notes

    The code SOS is normally only used in text transmission; for voice communication, mayday is used. The sequence is normally transmitted run together without any letter spacing in between, so it is technically a single unique code rather than a series of three letters.

    Synonyms

    * (l)

    See also

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