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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.
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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.
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Day after day and week after week elapsed, yet the store-house requisite for the reception of the cargo was not completed, and the ship was detained in port; while the captain was teased by frequent requisitions for various articles for the use of the establishment, or the trade with the natives.
Except as to the rule of appointment, the United States has an indefinite discretion to make requisitions for men and money; but they have no authority to raise either, by regulations extending to the individual citizens of America.
In a letter written to the opposition, the Senate secretariat on July 13 said that it has received two separate requisitions for summoning of the session by the chairman and confusion should be cleared over this.
'I am directed to state that Senate secretariat has received two separate requisitions for summoning of the session of the Senate by the Senate chairman, under Clause 3 of Article 54, read with Article 61 of the Constitution...,' stated a letter received by PPP's parliamentary leader in the Senate Sherry Rehman from the secretariat on Saturday.
'Senate secretariat has received two separate requisitions for summoning of the session of the Senate by the Chairman Senate, under Clause 3 of Article 54 read with Article 61 of the Constitution,' it said in a letter sent to Senator Sherry Rehman, who submitted the requisition.
Speaking to media after the CEC meeting, Rana Sanaullah had said that they had submitted requisitions for summoning sessions of both the assemblies and that if they were not called, they would conduct the sessions outside the respective assemblies.
ONCE THE REQUISITIONS FOR THE OE-254 START ROLLING IN AGAIN, DEMAND WILL DEPLETE THE SUPPLY.
NFELC manages logistics support for its deploying expeditionary units by centrally generating requisitions for allowance-type material.
At the time GAO conducted its reviews, the Army, the Navy, and the Air Force were not testing their automated requisition-processing systems to ensure that the systems were accurately reviewing and approving blanket order requisitions for compliance with restrictions on the sale of classified and controlled spare parts and operating in accordance with foreign military sales policies.
(This date may not be accurate if customers delay processing receipts.) To calculate the ACWT, total the CWTs for all stocked item receipts according to Department of Defense Activity Address Code (DODAAC) and divide by the total number of stocked item requisitions for the measured period.
The contractor argued that the liquidated damages provision should not be enforced because, among other things, (1) the liquidated damages constituted an improper penalty and (2) the owner's rights to claim such damages had been waived by virtue of the certifications of the contractor's requisitions for payment by the owner's architect in the period subsequent to the contract-mandated period.
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The DoD source of supply can also forward requisitions for standard supply/repair parts that cannot be supported in a timely manner to PROS II.
If Justice Stevens meant to discount the significance of requisitions for Tenth Amendment purposes--and we are not sure he meant to--he was wrong: he ignored the potential for requisitions to overwhelm state administrative systems and to affect state priorities.
In a letter written to the opposition, the Senate secretariat on Saturday said that it has received two separate requisitions for summoning of the session by the chairman.