on request

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on request

When asked for, as in The agreement states that the rights on this book revert to the author on request. [c. 1800] Also see by request.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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