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petitor

[pet-i-ter, puh-tahy-ter] /ˈpɛt ɪ tər, pəˈtaɪ tər/
noun, Obsolete
1.
a seeker; an applicant or candidate.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Latin petītor, equivalent to petī-, variant stem of petere to seek + -tor -tor
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petitory
[pet-i-tawr-e, -tohr-ee] /ˈpɛt ɪˌtɔr ɛ, -ˌtoʊr i/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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