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moonlight requisition

A stealthy, inconspicuous theft committed in the middle of the night. I'm planning a midnight requisition to recover the documents from his vault that I'll need to prove my right to the inheritance. It looks like someone made a midnight requisition of my bike. I knew I shouldn't have left it out here overnight.

requisition for (something)

1. noun A formal order, request, or demand for something. Submit a requisition of funding to the accounting department. The government has made a requisition for the suspect extradition from Columbia to be tried in US courts.
2. verb To make a formal order, request, or demand to acquire something for the use or purpose of someone or something. A noun or pronoun is used between "requisition" and "for." I'll try to requisition some additional resources for you. We'll need to requisition more staff for the even next week.
See also: for, requisition

requisition from (someone or something)

1. noun A formal order, request, or demand from someone or some group. I'm forwarding on a requisition from our legal team. The details of everything we need will be contained therein. I received a requisition from one of the regional managers for an increase in staff.
2. verb To make a formal order, request, or demand for something to be provided by someone or some group. A noun or pronoun is used between "requisition" and "from." I'll try to requisition some additional resources for you. We'll need to requisition more staff for the even next week.
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requisition to (do something)

1. noun A formal order, request, or demand to do something. The military issued a requisition to authorize the use of deadly force in the region. I submitted a number of requisitions to have my funding increased.
2. verb To formally order, request, or demand for someone or some group to do something. A noun or pronoun is used between "requisition" and "to." We are requisitioning the government to provide more emergency workers to the regions affected by the hurricanes. I requisitioned the company to cover the expenses I incurred during my time abroad.
See also: requisition, to
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

requisition something for someone or something

to present an order or formal request for something for someone or some purpose. I will have to requisition a desk for you. You can't work an eight-hour day at a table. We will requisition catering for the office party.
See also: for, requisition

requisition something from someone or something

to send an order or formal request to someone or something for something. The general requisitioned food and bedding from the supply depot. We requisitioned a new bookcase from central supply.
See also: requisition
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

moonlight requisition

n. a nighttime theft. (see also liberate.) It took a moonlight requisition to get the medicine we needed.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The opposition maintained that insinuation in the letter under reply that a resolution expressing no confidence in the office of the chairman Senate cannot be moved and or taken up in a requisitioned session was contrary to the provisions of the Constitution.
It adds that the said sub-rule 'removes the last shadow of doubt, if any, that a motion for leave and subsequently a resolution of no confidence cannot be moved or taken up in a requisitioned session.'
Before this, he in a statement had said that no: trust move could not be allowed in a requisitioned session as regular session would have to be summoned for this purpose.
Meanwhile, Senate Secretariat has suggested the chairman Senate that he could seek legal opinion from the Law Ministry 'to clear the confusion over the silent rules whether a no: trust motion could be moved against chairman in a requisitioned session.'
In its preliminary report, the Senate secretariat viewed that the matter of no-confidence could not be brought in the requisitioned session, the sources privy to the development informed.
A copy of the request for the requisitioned session shows it carries signatures of 36 members of the opposition, while officials in the assembly said it required at least one-fourth of the total strength of the house to requisition a session of the legislature.
The opposition has also submitted an application in the national assembly secretariat to issue production order of the arrested members for the requisitioned session of lower house of parliament.
In 2013, the PPP-led Opposition requisitioned Punjab Assembly session, but the government also convened its session the same day.
"We had requisitioned that a NA session be called soon, however, the NA speaker has summoned it on October 17," she lamented.
Furthermore, former NA speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said, "We have requisitioned the NA session after consultation with the opposition."
The PML-N-led opposition has requisitioned the assembly session to discuss the issues of proposed new legislation on local bodies, price hike and law and order situation in the province.