req·ui·si·tion / ˌrekwəˈzishən/ • n. an official order laying claim to the use of property or materials: I had to make various requisitions for staff and accommodations. ∎ a formal written demand that some duty should be performed or something be put into operation. ∎ the appropriation of goods, esp. for military or public use. • v. [tr.] demand the use or supply of, esp. by official order and for military or public use: the government had assumed powers to requisition cereal products at fixed prices. ∎ demand the performance or occurrence of: one of the investors has requisitioned a special meeting. DERIVATIVES: req·ui·si·tion·er n.
"requisition." The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English. . Encyclopedia.com. (February 22, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/requisition
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A written demand; a formal request or requirement. The formal demand by one government upon another, or by the governor of one state upon the governor of another state, of the surrender of a fugitive from justice. The taking or seizure of property by government.
Requisition refers to the seizure of personal property, whereas condemnation entails the taking of real property.
"Requisition." West's Encyclopedia of American Law. . Encyclopedia.com. (February 22, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/law/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/requisition
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