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Definition of request noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    request (for something) request (that…)
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  1. 1 the action of asking for something formally and politely They made a request for further aid. He was there at the request of his manager/at his manager's request (= because his manager had asked him to go). The writer's name was withheld by request (= because the writer asked for this to be done). catalogs are available on request. She left her address with a request that any mail be sent on to her.
  2. 2a thing that you formally ask for My request was granted. a radio request program (= a program of music, songs, etc. that people have asked for)
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