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Definition of Request

Request

  1. The act of asking for anything desired; expression of desire or demand; solicitation; prayer; petition; entreaty.
  2. That which is asked for or requested.
  3. A state of being desired or held in such estimation as to be sought after or asked for; demand.
  4. To ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit; as, to request his presence, or a favor.
  5. To address with a request; to ask.

Request Quotations

If God is slow in answering your request, or if you ask but do not promptly receive anything, do not be upset, for you are not wiser than God.
Isaac of Nineveh

Not a few other very eminent and scholarly men made the same request, urging that I should no longer through fear refuse to give out my work for the common benefit of students of Mathematics.
Nicolaus Copernicus

There was a time when someone would get on a plane and request to move their seat just because the person sitting next to them was of a different ethnicity or religion or nationality. But I don't think my generation wants that. That's how it used to be.
ASAP Rocky

In New York, FEMA granted the Mamaroneck Beach & Yacht Club's request to be remapped from the high-risk flood zone in August 2012 - just two months before the club was damaged and its outbuildings destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, which stacked up yachts at its docks like pick-up sticks.
Bill Dedman

I got really, really sick with a spinal infection that put me in a hospital for a couple of months, and it was touch and go. I had my guitar with me, and as soon as I got well enough to play, there was nothing else to do in that hospital. The nurses would come in and request songs.
Robert Hunter
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Request Translations

request in Afrikaans is versoek, vra
request in Dutch is vragen, aanvragen, inroepen, verzoeken
request in German is abfragen, Abfrage, ersuchen, anfordern, Gesuch
request in Latin is prex precis, postulatio, posco, peto
request in Portuguese is rogar, pedido
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