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requisition

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

requisition

verb [T]  us   /ˌrek·wəˈzɪʃ·ən/
to officially request or take (something): The army requisitioned all the trucks in the region.
Translations of “requisition”
in Chinese (Traditional) 徵用…
in Chinese (Simplified) 征用…
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