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tr.v. re·quest·ed, re·quest·ing, re·quests
1. To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause: requested information about the experiment; requested to see the evidence firsthand; requested that the bus driver stop at the next corner.
2. To ask (a person) to do something: The police requested her to accompany them.
1. An act of asking for something.
2. Something asked for: wasn't happy until he got his request.
by request
In response to an expressed desire: We are offering these scarves for sale again by request.
in request
In great demand: a pianist in great request.
on/upon request
When asked for: References are available on request.

[From Middle English requeste, the act of requesting, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *(rēs) requaesita, (thing) requested, from alteration of Latin requīsīta, feminine past participle of requīrere, to ask for; see require.]

re·quest′er n.
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Adj.1.requested - asked for; "the requested aid is forthcoming"
unrequested - not requested; "the merchandise was unrequested"
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She is requested to limit herself to her own individual experience of persons and events, as recorded in her diary.
"Often the data requested is there but it doesn't come in the right format so analysts have to cleanse the data which is what takes the time.
During the same period, the NBI also requested the delisting of eight news articles from Google Search.
Facebook did not specify, however, the kind of data and the identity of the internet users that the government had requested.
* Requested: You have submitted a request for full online account access and you will retain limited online account access while the request is pending (your client has 30 days to authorize or deny your request before the code expires).
According to the report, released for the first time since Facebook was established, Italy requested data on 705,000 users, France on 547,000 users and England on 1,970 users.
Specific advice on the types of evidence to be requested and the methods for obtaining it will be discussed in section III.
The investigation subsequently identified a total of nine replacement checks, totaling in excess of $157,000, as having been requested and received by this third party from the complainant municipality during a 9-month period.
Requests should include justification for the training gear, quantity needed, nomenclature and NSN of requested equipment, shipping address, delivery date request, and mode of shipping.
"We don't have the capacity to meet the requested increases, even though we are strong supporters of the ACC and the work of the Anglican Communion office," said Ms.
The Order to Show Cause, which was served upon Respondent by Federal Express and first class mail, also provides that if Respondent fails to submit an answer and to show good cause by the June 20 deadline, "the relief requested in the Notice will be recommended." To date, Respondent has not filed any reply to the Order to Show Cause or answered the Notice.