requisition


requisition
req·ui·si·tion /ˌre-kwə-'zi-shən/ n
1: the taking of property by a public authority for a public use: the exercise of the power of eminent domain
2: a formal demand made by one international jurisdiction (as a nation) upon another for the surrender or extradition of a fugitive from justice in accordance with an extradition treaty

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

requisition
I noun application, behest, bidding, call, claim, compulsory acquisition, demand, direction, exaction, forcible demand, formal request, indent, injunction, levy, mandate, necessitation, necessity, need, order, petition, postulatio, request, requirement, requisite, want II index application, arrogation, call (appeal), call (option), call (demand), canon, charge (command), claim (demand), desideratum, dun, exact, excise (levy a tax), importune, mandate, market (demand), monition (legal summons), move (judicially request), petition (noun), petition (verb), pray, prayer, request (noun), request (verb), require (compel), requirement

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


requisition
A written demand; a formal request or requirement. The formal demand by one government upon another, or by the governor of one state upon the governor of another state, of the surrender of a fugitive from justice. The taking or seizure of property by government.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


requisition
A written demand; a formal request or requirement. The formal demand by one government upon another, or by the governor of one state upon the governor of another state, of the surrender of a fugitive from justice. The taking or seizure of property by government.

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  • Requisition — stammt aus dem Lateinischen, requirere bedeutet wörtlich aufsuchen, untersuchen, verlangen. Das Wort kann in unterschiedlichen Zusammenhängen verwendet werden: Requisition bedeutet im militärischen Sinne die Beschlagnahmung von zivilen Sachgütern …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Requisition — Req ui*si tion, v. t. 1. To make a reqisition on or for; as, to requisition a district for forage; to requisition troops. [1913 Webster] 2. To present a requisition to; to summon request; as, to requisition a person to be a candidate. [Eng.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • requisition — Requisition. s. f. Requeste, action de requerir. A la requisition d un tel. sur la requisition du Procureur du Roy …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • requisition — [rek΄wə zish′ən] n. [L requisitio < requisitus, pp. of requirere: see REQUIRE] 1. a requiring, as by right or authority; formal demand 2. a formal written order, request, or application, as for equipment, tools, etc. 3. the state of being… …   English World dictionary

  • Requisition — Req ui*si tion (r?k w? z?sh ?n), n.[Cf. F. r[ e]quisition, L. requisitio a searching.] 1. The act of requiring, as of right; a demand or application made as by authority. Specifically: (a) (International Law) A formal demand made by one state or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • requisition — (n.) c.1500, from O.Fr. requisition, from L. requisitionem (nom. requisitio) a searching, from pp. stem of requisitus (see REQUISITE (Cf. requisite)). As a verb, from 1837. Related: Requisitioned; requisitioning …   Etymology dictionary

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  • requisition — ► NOUN 1) an official order laying claim to the use of property or materials. 2) the appropriation of goods for military or public use. 3) a formal written demand that something should be performed or put into operation. ► VERB ▪ demand the use,… …   English terms dictionary


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