request

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request is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
request

Plural
requests

  1. If you make a request, you ask somebody to do something or to give you something.
    We didn't hear his request that we be quiet.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
request

Third-person singular
requests

Past tense
requested

Past participle
requested

Present participle
requesting

  1. To ask for something.
    He requested your presence.

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