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request

verb [T] uk   /rɪˈkwest/ formal us  
B1 to ask for something politely or officially: [+ that] We requested that the next meeting be held on a Friday. [+ obj + to infinitive ] Visitors are requested not to walk on the grass. I requested a taxi for eight o'clock.
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