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"requisition" in British English

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requisitionverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌrek.wɪˈzɪʃ.ən/
to ​officiallyrequest or take something: The ​army requisitioned all the ​cars and ​trucks they could ​find.

requisitionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌrek.wɪˈzɪʃ.ən/
the ​act of ​officiallyasking for or taking something: The ​staff made a requisition for new ​chairs and ​desks.
(Definition of requisition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"requisition" in American English

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requisitionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌrek·wəˈzɪʃ·ən/
a ​formal or ​officialrequest for something ​needed: [C] The ​staff made a requisition for new ​desks.

requisitionverb [T]

 us   /ˌrek·wəˈzɪʃ·ən/
to ​officiallyrequest or take (something): The ​army requisitioned all the ​trucks in the ​region.
(Definition of requisition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"requisition" in Business English

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requisitionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌrekwɪˈzɪʃən/ (also requisition order)
WORKPLACE →  purchase requisition : We can ​release the ​goods only on ​receipt of a requisition.a requisition for sth I have issued a requisition for the IT ​equipment we need.

requisitionverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌrekwɪˈzɪʃən/
to ​ask for something ​officially or ​formally: The ​shareholders have requisitioned an ​extraordinarymeeting. The ​department has requisitioned a ​fleet of ​cars for the ​event.
(Definition of requisition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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