petitioner

/ (pɪˈtɪʃənə) /


noun
  1. a person who presents a petition

  2. mainly British the plaintiff in a divorce suit

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How to use petitioner in a sentence

  • Camilla had all the gratification she promised herself, in witnessing the happiness of the poor petitioner.

    Camilla | Fanny Burney