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English definition of “ask”

ask

verb [T]
 
 
/ɑːsk/
to state the price that you want for something that you are selling: ask sth for sth What is he asking for his share of the business?
ask sb for interview HR to ask someone to come and see you so that you can give them an interview for a job: Of the 150 candidates, we asked six for interview.
ask sb to leave HR to make someone leave their job: be asked to leave They said I had breached confidentiality rules, and I was asked to leave. → See also dismiss
(Definition of ask from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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