Solicitation meaning

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The definition of a solicitation is a request especially to a person of higher authority, or a request to do something unlawful.

An example of a solicitation is trying to convince someone to participate in a robbery.

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A request or petition intended to obtain something; criminally urging, advising, or ordering someone to commit a crime; offering to pay for sex or requesting money in exchange for sex; an attempt to increase the number of one’s actual or potential clientele.
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The action or instance of soliciting; petition; proposal.
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Origin of solicitation

  • French solicitation, or Latin sollicitatio.

    From Wiktionary