Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of requisition.

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Examples

  • At Mokpo, a Yellow Sea Port on the southwestern coast of Korea, London, along with the other steamer passengers, were herded ashore to fend for themselves while the Japanese War Office once again requisitioned their ship.

    JACK LONDON'S WAR

  • Towards the end of Sunday evening, I managed to sip a little flat ginger ale that I requisitioned from the depths of the fridge.

    Half moon.

  • He reached for the shack’s radio, tuned it to a soft midnight station, and sat in a mottled armchair that had been requisitioned from the garbage wastelands.

    Breakdown

  • As he was about to board, however, the ship was "requisitioned" by military authorities.

    JACK LONDON'S WAR

  • Keep in mind, this was a teenage kid in charge of this bus he had "requisitioned".

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • On the fringe of the market were parked military vehicles or vehicles "requisitioned" by the Cobras who were busy unloading fresh supplies of goods looted in the Bacongo and Makelekele areas.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The United Nations "is alarmed at the military use of UN vehicles in the conflict," the statement said, adding that during the previous uprising in the former Zaire, in 1996-97, "many vehicles were 'requisitioned' and used for military purposes."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Ribet stated, all Soviet products were "requisitioned," i.e., produced by enterprises expropriated from private interests.

    'The Mystery of Max Eitingon': An Exchange

  • At Vinantes we "requisitioned" a car, some chickens, and a pair of boots.

    Adventures of a Despatch Rider

  • After a while the whole party again took the road, Lieutenant Navarro riding a spare horse that he had "requisitioned" from the guerilla leader.

    "Forward, March" A Tale of the Spanish-American War

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  • verb = participle = noun = adjective

    August 21, 2011

  • My adjectival use: 'When do you expect the requisitioned machines to arrive?'

    August 20, 2011