Definition of 'solicit'
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They were soliciting support for a big budget increase. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The second interesting part of this letter is its businesslike approach to soliciting further support for scientific research. A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)He said they were protesting peacefully against education reforms and soliciting money for student union activities when the police opened fire. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Government says that it wants to solicit opinion from all interested parties. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A day of canvassing often ends with a night of phone calls to solicit more support. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was with no little pleasure that he returned to the store to try on some clothes, soliciting the help of the manager who had evicted him. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was held last month and charged with trying to solicit bribes and offering the President-elect's vacant seat to the highest bidder. The Sun (2009)Large investors in the FTSE 100 insurer have written to it to demand it solicit takeover offers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'solicit'
British English: solicit VERB
If you solicit money, help, support, or an opinion from someone, you ask them for it.
He's already solicited their support on health care reform.
Definition of solicit from the Collins English Dictionary
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