Definition of petitionary in English:

petitionary

adjective

  • See petition

    • ‘In much the same way, arguments about the existence of God are only useful if you accept the notion that petitionary prayer can result in an objective effect in the phenomenal world.’
    • ‘I read several books encouraging very detailed petitionary and intercessory prayers.’
    • ‘For the past twenty-five years I have been studying various Jewish approaches to petitionary prayer.’
    • ‘In the petitionary stance, the sixth petition not only asks God to desist from being the remote first cause of temptation.’
    • ‘They garnered signatures from 87 students that have taken at least one class in the Russian department to attach to their petitionary letter.’

Pronunciation

petitionary

/pəˈtɪʃ(ə)nəri/