Requisition - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌrekwɪˈzɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word requisition
Brit.  |ˌrɛkwɪˈzɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word requisition

noun

- 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
- an official form on which a request in made
- seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized (syn: sequestration)

verb

- make a formal request for official services
- demand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service

Examples

...a brand-new, top-notch computer was the new science teacher's first requisition...

I obey your requisition and inquire the purpose of it.

The staff made a requisition for new chairs.

During the war, many schools were requisitioned for hospitals.

The soldiers requisitioned food from the citizens.

The building was requisitioned as a military hospital for the duration of the war.

first you have to fill out the requisition

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: requisition
he/she/it: requisitions
present participle: requisitioning
past tense: requisitioned
past participle: requisitioned
noun
singular: requisition
plural: requisitions
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