English - Vietnamese Dictionary
solicit /sə'lisit/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- khẩn khoản, nài xin
- to solicit favours: nài xin ân huệ
- thu hút
- marvels solicit attention: những sự kỳ lại thu hút sự chú ý
- gạ gẫm, níu kéo, chài (gái điếm)
+make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently
+make amorous advances towards
+approach with an offer of sexual favors
+incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination
+make a solicitation or petition for something desired
Advanced English Dictionary
1 entreat, beseech, ask (for), implore, petition, importune, appeal for or to, call on or upon, beg, supplicate, pray, crave:
He has solicited my help on more than one occasion.
2 accost, approach, entice, lure, pander to, Slang hustle:
You can't go out in that neighbourhood without being solicited.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ sth (from sb)
~ (sb) (for sth) (formal) to ask sb for sth, such as support, money, or information; to try to get sth or persuade sb to do sth: [VN] They were planning to solicit funds from a number of organizations. + They send representatives abroad to solicit business. + Historians and critics are solicited for their opinions. + [V] to solicit for money [also VN to inf]
2 (of a prostitute) to offer to have sex with people in return for money: [V] Prostitutes solicited openly in the streets. + the crime of soliciting [also VN]
solicitation noun [U, C] (especially AmE): the solicitation of money for election funds
She had actively solicited funds for her election campaign.
Local companies were solicited for money.
She solicited support from other teachers.
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