Definition of solicitation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//səˌlɪsɪˈteɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//səˌlɪsɪˈteɪʃn//
    [uncountable, countable] (formal)
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  1. 1(especially North American English) the act of asking somebody for something, such as support, money or information; the act of trying to get something or persuading somebody to do something the solicitation of money for election funds
  2. 2the act of offering to have sex with people in return for money