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requisition

noun [C/U]  /ˌrek·wəˈzɪʃ·ən/ us  
a formal or official request for something needed: [C] The staff made a requisition for new desks.

requisition

verb [T]  /ˌrek·wəˈzɪʃ·ən/ us  
to officially request or take (something): The army requisitioned all the trucks in the region.
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