Definition of 'request'
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The only difference being that they invariably refuse to bring me the requested cup of tea. Times, Sunday Times (2017)West Ham refused and subsequently rejected his requests to leave. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The shop has now put up a sign of its own - politely requesting that fans desist. The Sun (2017)The FoI requests asked universities for their figures on investment in counselling services. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The families have requested a meeting with the electronics giant to discuss the introduction of the technology in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Plus 93 per cent of police requests to access family phones or email are granted and any contact can be traced. The Sun (2016)The officers whose flight caused a diplomatic row between the two rival nations have been kept in police custody while Athens considers their requests for political asylum. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bolivian officials want her extradited, but Brazil has said her asylum request could take up to a year to process. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the summer, business people did not know who to call to request meetings and many civil servants in the new department didn't have email addresses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These included controversial requests to leave a legacy in wills. The Sun (2015)An destination his request will be formally processed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yesterday the internet giant launched a form for such requests. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This was to become one of her most requested songs. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Make sure you request one with views of the race track. The Sun (2015)Adults who want to visit these sites would have to explicitly request access. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We requested this inquiry in our own interests. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They arrive individually and their asylum request is determined on an individual basis. Refugees in the Age of Total War (1988)It has also requested a meeting with the board. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Putting in a request to leave the club he said he loved. The Sun (2011)Police officers have been spending more than an hour filling in a single holiday request form. Times, Sunday Times (2010)More than half of people request a specific song to be played at their funeral. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Do your homework before tackling him and make very specific requests. The Sun (2006)So far more than a thousand of them have signed a petition requesting the return of the fountain. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Council workers asked her if she wanted to meet her father when he formally requested to make contact. The Sun (2015)Relatives of organ donors can meet the transplant patients they have helped only if the recipient makes a specific request to officials. The Sun (2014)One of these requests involved a demand from a French intelligence agency. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Police picked him up on Monday after a request from parole officials. The Sun (2012)Are you requesting emergency access to Turkmenistan? The Times Literary Supplement (2008)Instead, most of the requests expressed seem to center on the comfort of the subject voicing it. Christianity Today (2000)The request was politely ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'request'
British English: request /rɪˈkwɛst/ NOUN
If you make a request, you politely ask for something or ask someone to do something.
He made an official request to postpone the meeting.
- American English: request
- Arabic: طَلَب
- Brazilian Portuguese: pedido
- Chinese: 请求
- Croatian: zahtjev
- Czech: prosba
- Danish: forespørgsel
- Dutch: verzoek
- European Spanish: solicitud petición
- Finnish: pyyntö
- French: requête
- German: Bitte
- Greek: αίτημα
- Italian: richiesta
- Japanese: 頼み
- Korean: 요청
- Norwegian: forespørsel
- Polish: prośba
- European Portuguese: pedido
- Romanian: solicitare
- Russian: просьба
- Latin American Spanish: solicitud
- Swedish: begäran
- Thai: การเรียกร้อง
- Turkish: rica
- Ukrainian: прохання
- Vietnamese: đề nghị
British English: request /rɪˈkwɛst/ VERB
If you request something, you ask for it politely or formally.
They requested a meeting with the prime minister.
- American English: request
- Arabic: يَطْلُبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: requerer
- Chinese: 请求
- Croatian: tražiti
- Czech: žádat
- Danish: forespørge
- Dutch: verzoeken
- European Spanish: solicitar pedir
- Finnish: pyytää
- French: solliciter
- German: bitten um
- Greek: αιτούμαι
- Italian: richiedere
- Japanese: 頼む
- Korean: 요청하다
- Norwegian: anmode
- Polish: poprosić
- European Portuguese: requerer
- Romanian: a solicita
- Russian: просить
- Latin American Spanish: solicitar
- Swedish: begära
- Thai: เรียกร้อง
- Turkish: rica etmek
- Ukrainian: просити
- Vietnamese: đề nghị
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