Definition for REQ-UI-SI'TION

REQ-UI-SI'TION, n. [Fr.; It. requisizione. See Require.]

Demand; application made as of right. Under the old confederation of the American states, Congress often made requisitions on the states for money to supply the treasury; but they had no power to enforce their requisitions, and the states neglected or partially complied with them. – Hamilton.

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