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Dictionary Definition

requisition

Noun

1 the act of requiring; an authoritative request or demand, especially by a military or public authority that takes something over (usually temporarily) for military or public use
2 an official form on which a request in made; "first you have to fill out the requisition" [syn: requisition form]
3 seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized [syn: sequestration]

Verb

1 make a formal request for official services
2 demand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service [ant: derequisition]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Noun

  1. A request for something, especially a formal written request on a pre-printed form.
  2. A requirement.

Translations

Verb

  1. To demand something, especially for a military need of personnel, supplies or transport.

Translations

Extensive Definition

A requisition is a request for something, especially a formal written request on a pre-printed form.

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