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call upon

v.
1. To order or require someone to do something: I call upon you to tell the truth.
2. To make a demand or a series of demands on something: Social institutions are often called upon to assist the poor.
3. To visit someone: I called upon an old friend when I was in New York.
4. To make use of some resource; draw on something: I knew the task would call upon my every resource.
See also: call, upon
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There is no other choice, if the Libyan people are in agreement and call upon us," the President said in the interview recorded in Cairo upon signature of a major arms contract with France.
The people of Cedar Brook can now call upon us for all of their moving and selfCaestorage needs," said Patricia Titlemore, general manager of U-Haul Moving and Storage of Cedar Brook.
These events also call upon us to let people exercise their sovereignty and end the transitional phase," he added at a joint news conference with French President Francois Hollande.
The unique cultural and historical linkages with similarities in developmental challenges call upon us to intensify our bilateral cooperation and work for the betterment and development of our two neighbouring countries," the Indian Foreign Secretary said.
Each day we get feedback from our customers, and see this ranking as a call upon us to invest in our product , says Austrian CCO Karsten Benz.
Families call upon us in times of uncertainty to clarify the situation and give them hope.
Prior to such decisions being made, all aspects of patient care, risk and service delivery are carefully considered to ensure that we continue to provide a timely, safe and high-quality service to those who call upon us for assistance.
Funding institutions and other appraisal firms call upon us for our opinions.
Fellow ministers, I call upon us all to concentrate on how we can strengthen the valuable institution that is the CDMA and use it for concrete good.
I am not sure how much the manager had it in his mind that he would have to call upon us.
Eoe1/4EoThese changes, in addition to other phenomena that are confronting our countries including the spread of globalisation, economic liberalisation, speeding up communications and information technology revolution, call upon us to activate the collective work and strategies and alleviate their negative impacts on our societies,Eoe1/4A[yen] he added.
We've worked in conjunction with Newcastle University for a number of years now and we are proud that they call upon us again to assist with their security needs.
O'Neill fails to account for the call upon us who are made 'in the image of God' to replicate the compassion and mercy of God in our dealings with other living beings.
In addition many of our corporate clients call upon us to further improve on their sustainability efforts.