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requisition

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Military
requisitionreq‧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]
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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.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrequisitionreq‧ui‧si‧tion1 /ˌrekwəˈzɪʃən/ noun [countable] an official written order for somethinggovernment aircraft requisitionsThe department must receive apurchase requisition before the items can be supplied.requisitionrequisition2 verb [transitive] to officially ask for something in writingOne of its stakeholders has requisitioned an extraordinary general meeting.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
requisition
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrequisition
he, she, itrequisitions
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrequisitioned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave requisitioned
he, she, ithas requisitioned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad requisitioned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill requisition
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have requisitioned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam requisitioning
he, she, itis requisitioning
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you, we, theyare requisitioning
Past
I, he, she, itwas requisitioning
you, we, theywere requisitioning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been requisitioning
he, she, ithas been requisitioning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been requisitioning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be requisitioning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been requisitioning
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