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requisition

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Definition to officially request, demand, or take something; or the form used to make such a request
  • The surveillance recordings were requisitioned by police to identify the thief.
requisitioned = officially demanded
  • The protesters were put in a bus requisitioned by police to hold them.
  • requisitioned = officially demanded and taken
  • I ordered three larger weapons, Mr. Hammond, but you cut the requisition, so we got only one.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • requisition = official request
  • Every bit of electric wire had been requisitioned.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • requisitioned = taken by government authority
  • ...the truckloads of fruit would be theirs to dispose of any way they saw fit once Yossarian had requisitioned them from the mess hall with Doc Daneeka's letter.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • requisitioned = officially requested
  • When he had crushed his finger in the door, he had quickly, gasping into the speaker, notified his mother; she had hastily requisitioned relief-of-pain medication which had promptly been delivered to his dwelling.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • requisitioned = officially requested
  • He made some requisitions on others that Mrs. Harker could not quite hear or understand.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • requisitions = official requests (to obtain things)
  • We may not part until you have promised to comply with my requisition.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • requisition = official demand to be given something
  • It's like a requisition center, Tally.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • requisition = officially request
  • "—hoping that Valentine would be Peter, but milder. She was too mild. And so we requisitioned you."
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • requisitioned = officially requested
  • She claims that since Anatole gave her the bow, and since it was Anatole who requisitioned her to teach school, she must not be breaking any social customs.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • requisitioned = officially requested
  • It was fairly quiet on our sector, so the quartermaster who remained in the rear had requisitioned the usual quantity of rations and provided for the full company of one hundred and fifty men.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • requisitioned = officially requested
  • Colonel Cathcart couldn't possibly requisition so many inexperienced replacement crews at one time without causing an investigation.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • She'd heard rumors of tricks you could play with nanotech glue, but uglies weren't allowed to requisition it.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • Sergeant Towser was not permitted to requisition another six-man tent from Group while Yossarian was living in one alone.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • I've already put in a requisition for two majors, four captains and sixteen lieutenants to give you a hand.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • The only way the computer here in the Battle School could have got that picture was by requisitioning it from a landside computer.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • And not even one connected with the I.F.... That takes requisitionary powers.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • If we want a picture, we have to get a requisition, but if the mind game program determines that the picture is necessary.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • They were wondering why you couldn't requisition some of the replacement crews that are waiting in Africa to take their places and then let them go home.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22

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