Definitions for Solicitationsəˌlɪs ɪˈteɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

so•lic•i•ta•tionsəˌlɪs ɪˈteɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of soliciting.

  2. a petition or request; entreaty.

  3. enticement; allurement.

  4. the crime of asking another to commit or aid in a crime. the action of a prostitute who solicits in a public place.

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Origin of solicitation:

1485–95

Princeton's WordNet

  1. solicitation(noun)

    an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status

    "a solicitation to the king for relief"

  2. solicitation, appeal, collection, ingathering(noun)

    request for a sum of money

    "an appeal to raise money for starving children"

  3. solicitation, allurement(noun)

    the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)

Wiktionary

  1. solicitation(Noun)

    The action or instance of soliciting; petition; proposal.

  2. Origin: solicitation, or sollicitatio.

Freebase

  1. Solicitation

    Literally, solicitation means "urgently asking". It is the action or instance of soliciting; petition; proposal. In criminal law, it most commonly refers to either the act of offering goods or services, or the act of attempting to purchase such goods or services. Legal status may be specific to the time and/or place where solicitation occurs.

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