Part of speech: noun

Any formal request or demand.

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Usage examples "requisition":

  1. The whole strength of the English kingdom had been called into play to crush the Irish nobility during the wars of Ulster and Munster; the whole police of the same kingdom was now put in requisition for the apprehension and destruction of church- men. - "Irish Race in the Past and the Present", Aug. J. Thebaud.
  2. Water, brooms, brushes, and cloths, were quickly put in requisition; and two stately and well fed horses, which threatened to fly away with this slender machine, being fastened on, I absolutely darted forward at a round rattling gallop for St. Sever. - "A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One", Thomas Frognall Dibdin.
  3. Have you brought the requisition that was sent to you? - "Mr. Hogarth's Will", Catherine Helen Spence.