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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.
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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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Programs included in the NAVICP eBusiness suite are on-line requisitioning, supply discrepancy reports, quality deficiency reports, the SDR status center, as well as access to U.S.
A listing of what kind of information is found in each type of document, by DIC, is provided in Appendix 3 of DOD 4000.25-1-M, Military Standard Requisitioning and Issue Procedures.
"The ICP provides the status on that requisition, by the DAASC, to the requisitioning activity.
This modified five-day course emphasizes more the FMS process, the fundamental Department of Defense logistics structure, the Department of Defense provisioning process, interpreting the logistics reports and status documents sent to the customer, acquiring and interpreting catalog data, publications support, maintenance support, acquiring non-standard items and basic military standard requisitioning and issue procedures.
The registration process is quick, requiring only contact information, social security number and date of birth to register for MILSTRIP requisitioning. This information is only used for verification and is not stored or distributed.
* Requisitioning - An on-line requisition system was developed to allow the FMS customer to enter requests for all types of requisitions, stock numbered, part numbered, and publications, as well as follow-ups, cancellations, and modifiers.
Over the past three years, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) statistics show non-Cooperative Logistics Supply Support Arrangement (CLSSA) follow-on support requisitioning has dropped by 50 percent.
Included in the eBusiness Suite are on-line requisitioning, supply discrepancy reports (SDRs), quality deficiency reports (QDRs), FMS Initial Support Tracking (FIST), SDR Status Center, as well as access to excess defense articles, and the Management Information System for International Logistics (MISIL) Information Warehouse.
In the meantime, other efforts are also being made to work with the international customers to reduce requisitioning time.