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request

noun [C/U]  /rɪˈkwest/ us  
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
verb [T]  /rɪˈkwest/ us  
[+ that clause] The caller requested that his name not be mentioned on the air.
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