Definition of requisition noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌrekwɪˈzɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌrekwɪˈzɪʃn//
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[countable, uncountable] a formal, official written request or demand for something the requisition of ships by the government a requisition form/order Word Originlate Middle English (as a noun in the sense ‘request, demand’): from Old French, or from Latin requisitio(n-), from requirere ‘search for’, from re- (expressing intensive force) + quaerere ‘seek’. The verb dates from the mid 19th cent.
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