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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 two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend.
Saint Augustine

Social engineering is using manipulation, influence and deception to get a person, a trusted insider within an organization, to comply with a request, and the request is usually to release information or to perform some sort of action item that benefits that attacker.
Kevin Mitnick

A little girl who finds a puzzle frustrating might ask her busy mother (or teacher) for help. The child gets one message if her mother expresses clear pleasure at the request and quite another if mommy responds with a curt 'Don't bother me - I've got important work to do.'
Daniel Goleman

A clever, imaginative, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds.
Percy Ross

I feel like every woman is a queen, and we should be treated as such, and we should, you know, sort of request that sort of treatment from others.
Queen Latifah
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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