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requisition in Military topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrequisitionreq‧ui‧si‧tion /ˌrekwəˈzɪʃən/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 PMPGif someone in authority, especially the army, requisitions a building, vehicle, or food, they officially demand to have it during an emergency such as a war syn commandeer 🔊 The building was requisitioned as a military hospital for the duration of the war.requisition noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
requisitionRents were again strictly controlled, and empty houses were requisitioned.All food in the city had been requisitioned by the army.It was impossible to buy a jeep in Delhi as they had all been requisitioned by the army.Scores of buildings were requisitioned by the military authorities and had to be evacuated.Nevertheless, feel free to requisition him at any time for your needs.Suppose that under this defence statute the Government makes an Order requisitioning land for anti-aircraft missile sites.Horses had been requisitioned or killed for food.They also requisitioned rice, storing it for their troops in case of Allied landings.The evacuation of many schools gave military and civil authorities the opportunity to requisition the buildings for their own use.