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Word of the Day
Monday, July 16, 2012

Definitions for requisition

  1. A demand made.
  2. The act of requiring or demanding.
  3. An authoritative or formal demand for something to be done, given, supplied, etc.: The general issued a requisition to the townspeople for eight trucks.

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Citations for requisition
But I have a friend of my own kidney who has often served me before, and I am going to make a requisition on him for this especial business. Timothy Shay Arthur, Bell Martin
Do you have the requisition for the special lecturer? Ayn Rand, We the Living
Origin of requisition
late Middle English
Requisition comes from the Latin word requīsītiōn meaning "a searching."