What is the meaning of solicitation?

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  • An entreaty addressed to someone of superior status.
    • usage: "a solicitation to the king for relief"
  • Request for a sum of money.
    • usage: "an appeal to raise money for starving children"
  • The act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money. ).
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APAWordNet. (2010). solicitation. Retrieved February 17, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/solicitation/definitions/1189279
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