solicitation

  • 21solicitation — n. 1. Entreaty, importunity, supplication, imploration, appeal, petition, address, insistence, urgency, suit, request, asking. 2. Invitation, summons, bidding, call, excitement …

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  • 22solicitation — so·lic·i·ta·tion …

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  • 23solicitation — UK [səˌlɪsɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n] / US [səˌlɪsɪˈteɪʃən] noun [countable/uncountable] 1) formal the act of asking someone for something such as money or support 2) legal American the crime of offering money or something else of value to someone in order to… …

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  • 24solicitation — so•lic•i•ta•tion [[t]səˌlɪs ɪˈteɪ ʃən[/t]] n. 1) the act of soliciting 2) a petition or request; entreaty 3) enticement; allurement 4) a) the crime of asking another to commit or aid in a crime b) the action of a prostitute who solicits in a… …

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  • 25solicitation of order — See solicit; solicitation of business …

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  • 26solicitation of proxies — T he solicitation of stockholders of a corporation to obtain proxies to vote at a stockholders meeting. 19 Am J2d Corp § 678. Any request for a proxy, whether or not accompanied by or included in a form of proxy; any request to execute, not to… …

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  • 27solicitation for donations — request for donations, request for contributions …

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  • 28solicitation of adultery — The expression of a desire and a willingness on the part of one person to commit adultery with another and an effort to obtain that person s consent. Stale v Butler, 8 Wash 194, 35 P 1093 …

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  • 29solicitation of bribe — Corruptly offering to receive a bribe, or expressing a willingness to receive one; an offense at common law and under various statutes, although something less than bribery or even an attempt to receive a bribe. 12 Am J2d Brib § 11 …

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  • 30solicitation of business — Seeking orders for goods or services. A matter considered in determining whether a corporation is within the purview of statutes relative to foreign corporations transacting business in the state. 36 Am J2d For Corp § 246. An unethical practice… …

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  • 31solicitation of votes — Requesting a vote for a particular candidate or candidates of an election; a criminal offense where conducted at restricted times and places on election day. 26 Am J2d Elect § 374 …

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  • 32non-solicitation — USA A covenant which prohibits one party from soliciting the employees or customers of another party during a specified period of time. + non poaching agreement or non solicitation agreement United Kingdom …

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  • 33employee solicitation — UK US noun [C or U] HR ► an attempt by an employee to get extra work, customers, or other advantages from the company they work for or from other employees: »Employee solicitations for charitable purposes must be confined to breaks, lunch periods …

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  • 34non-solicitation agreement — UK US noun [U] ► HR, WORKPLACE a statement in an employee s contract saying that if they leave the company they will not do business with its customers and will not try to get other employees to leave it to work for someone else: »Everyone had to …

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  • 35non-solicitation agreement — Also known as a non poaching agreement. It stops one party from approaching, for example, the employees, customers or clients of the other. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 …

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  • 36Consent Solicitation — A solicitation by one party to the stakeholders of a particular security for the consent of a material change. Should the majority of stakeholders provide valid consent prior to the consent expiry date, the issuer may then follow through with the …

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  • 37consent solicitation — A solicitation by one party to the stakeholders of a particular security for the consent of a material change. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary …

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  • 38consent solicitation — A solicitation by one party to the stakeholders of a particular security for the consent of a material change …

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  • 39proposal solicitation — The stage in the business buying process (see business buyer behaviour) in which the buyer invites qualified suppliers to submit proposals …

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  • 40indirect solicitation — A term found in statutes prohibiting and penalizing ambulance chasing by attorneys; any circuitous means of reaching the injured person and obtaining control of the claim. Hightower v Detroit Edison Co. 262 Mich 1, 247 NW 97, 86 ALR 509 …

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