request

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request is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
request

Plural
requests

  1. (countable) A request the act of asking for something (sometimes in a formal way).
    We didn't hear his request that we be quiet.

Verb[change]

Plain form
request

Third-person singular
requests

Past tense
requested

Past participle
requested

Present participle
requesting

  1. (transitive) If request something, you ask somebody to do something or to give you something.
    He requested your presence.

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