the act of requiring or demanding.
a demand made.
an authoritative or formal demand for something to be done, given, supplied, etc.: The general issued a requisition to the townspeople for eight trucks.
a written request or order for something, as supplies.
the form on which such an order is drawn up.
the state of being required for use or called into service: to put something in requisition.
a requirement or essential condition.
verb (used with object)
to require or take for use; press into service.
to demand or take, as by authority, for military purposes, public needs, etc.: to requisition supplies.

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin requīsītiōn- (stem of requīsītiō) a searching, equivalent to Latin requīsīt(us) requisite + -iōn- -ion

requisitionary, adjective
requisitionist, requisitioner, noun
nonrequisition, noun
unrequisitioned, adjective Unabridged
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requisition (ˌrɛkwɪˈzɪʃən)
1.  a request or demand, esp an authoritative or formal one
2.  an official form on which such a demand is made
3.  the act of taking something over, esp temporarily for military or public use in time of emergency
4.  a necessary or essential condition; requisite
5.  a formal request by one government to another for the surrender of a fugitive from justice
6.  to demand and take for use or service, esp by military or public authority
7.  (may take an infinitive) to require (someone) formally to do (something): to requisition a soldier to drive a staff officer's car

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Example sentences
Reviews and approves requisitions that are in information technology categories.
The position must maintain perpetual inventory records and review and process
  requisitions for a major department.
Prepares store requisitions and/or purchase requisitions.
Also distributes supplies from shelves to fill requisitions, lifts and carries
  supplies when necessary.
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