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English definition of “request”

request

noun [C/U]    /rɪˈkwest/
an act of asking for something, or the thing asked for: [C] The library gets a lot of requests for books about new babies . [U] An application will be sent to you upon request (= if you ask ). request    /rɪˈkwest/ verb [T] [+ that clause] The caller requested that his name not be mentioned on the air .
(Definition of request noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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