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  • n  a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
  • n  the verbal act of requesting
  • v  express the need or desire for; ask for
    She requested an extra bed in her room
  • v  ask (a person) to do something
    I requested that she type the entire manuscript
  • v  inquire for (information)
    I requested information from the secretary

  • The request has been endorsed by the entire bipartisan commission at a recent meeting.
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  • The shrill reaction to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's request to visit Ground Zero is playing right into the Iranian President's hands.
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  • Cristiano Ronaldo in allvoices
    My son will be under my exclusive guardianship. No further information will be provided on this subject and I request everyone to fully respect my right to privacy (and that of the child) at least on issues as personal as these are,Ronaldo said.
  • Hamid Karzai in
    I request that the Afghan people come out and vote, so through their ballot Afghanistan will be more secure, more peaceful,Karzai said.
  • George Voinovich in The Hill (blog)
    He flatly rejected this request even though Democratic leadership was going to take $10 billion from the stimulus to help pay for business tax breaks just last week,Voinovich said in prepared remarks. "My concern is that Democrats are more...

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