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Definition of Solicitation

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earnest request, entreaty; request for a monetary donation; attempt to influence another to commit an illegal act; offering of sex in exchange for money
Solicitation Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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solicitation
n
1. an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status; "a solicitation to the king for relief"
2. request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children" [syn: appeal, collection, ingathering]


3. the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money) [syn: allurement]



WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status; "a solicitation to the king for relief"
(hypernym) entreaty, prayer, appeal
(hyponym) beggary, begging, mendicancy
(derivation) solicit, beg, tap
2. request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children"
(synonym) appeal, collection, ingathering
(hypernym) request, petition, postulation
(hyponym) whip-round
3. the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)
(synonym) allurement
(hypernym) enticement, temptation
(derivation) hook, solicit, accost
Solicitation Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
In criminal law, solicitation is the act of offering, or attempting to purchase, goods or services. Legal status may be specific to the time or place where solicitation occurs.

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