Word of the Day – Requisition

By March 19, 2020 Word of the Day

Requisition (noun) (verb)

rek-wi-zi-shun

An official order laying claim to the use of property or materials.

The appropriation of goods for military or public use.

Late Middle English (as a noun in the sense ‘request, demand’): from Old French, or from Latin requisitio(n-), from requirere ‘search for’ (see require). The verb dates from the mid 19th century.

Example sentences

“A requisition should be set to source everything we need to get us through this crisis.”

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