Meaning of “request” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] us uk /rɪˈkwest/
Extra Examples
Please make your request through the proper channels.He has refused repeated requests to be interviewed.I'll pass on your request to the supervisor.We've received a number of requests for more information.The police have issued a request for witnesses to come forward.

B1 a question which politely or officially asks for something:

His doctor made an urgent request for a copy of the report.
An application form is available on request (= if you ask for it).
A clause was added to the contract at his request (= because he asked).

(Definition of “request noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)