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solicit

US [səˈlɪsɪt]
UK [sə'lɪsɪt]
  • v.征求;索求;筹集;招徕(嫖客)
  • Web恳求;请求;乞求
Simple Present:solicits  Present Participle:soliciting  Past Tense:solicited  
SOLICIT
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v.
1.
[t][i]
索求,请求…给予(援助、钱或信息);征求;筹集to ask sb for sth, such as support, money or information; to try to get sth or persuade sb to do sth
They were planning to solicit funds from a number of organizations.
他们正计划向一些机构募集资金。
Historians and critics are solicited for their opinions.
向历史学家和批评家征求了意见。
to solicit for money
筹款
Volunteers are being solicited to assist with the project.
正在征求志愿者来协助该项目。
2.
[i][t]
~ (sb)
招徕(嫖客);拉(客)to offer to have sex with people in return for money
Prostitutes solicited openly in the streets.
妓女公然在街上拉客。
the crime of soliciting
拉客卖淫罪

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