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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsolicitationso‧li‧ci‧ta‧tion /səˌlɪsɪˈteɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]  the act of asking someone for money, help, or information
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solicitationA solicitation from the United Negro College Fund.The Justice Department has launched a broader inquiry into the alleged solicitation of foreign donors by the Democrats, particularly Huang.Every gesture they make exudes solicitation.Neither propriety nor the federal Hatch Act forbidding solicitation of political funds on government property was violated, Clinton asserted Wednesday.An Illinois businessman was indicted on murder solicitation charges a month after the slaying.There was no solicitation at the event.Four heeded his royal solicitation and plunged their blades into the defiant archbishop of Canterbury.Sir Godwin, offended that Lydgate uses his wife as a vehicle for such solicitation, refuses to help.
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