English - Vietnamese Dictionary
request /ri'kwest/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- lời thỉnh cầu, lời yêu cầu, lời đề nghị
- to do something at (by) someone's request: làm việc gì theo lời thỉnh cầu của ai
- (thương nghiệp) nhu cầu, sự hỏi mua
- to be in great request; to come into request: được hỏi mua rất nhiều
- ngoại động từ
- thỉnh cầu, yêu cầu, đề nghị
- visitors are requested not to touch the exhibits: yêu cầu khách đến tham quan không sờ vào hiện vật trưng bày
- to request sosmething of someone: thỉnh cầu việc gì với người nào
- to request somebody's presence: kính mời ai đến dự (buổi lễ)
- to request somebody's company: kính mời ai đến dự (tiệc...)
+a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
+the verbal act of requesting
+express the need or desire for; ask for
+ask (a person) to do something
+inquire for (information)
Advanced English Dictionary
1 ask for, seek, plead for, apply for, put in for, requisition, call for, demand, insist on, solicit, beg, entreat, beseech, importune:
They request my cooperation. I requested to be excused. He requested her to open the door for him.
2 plea, petition, application, requisition, call, demand, solicitation, entreaty:
We receive many requests for information.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
~ (for sth)
~ (that ...)
1 the action of asking for sth formally and politely: They made a request for further aid. + He was there at the request of his manager / at his manager's request (= because his manager had asked him to go). + The writer's name was withheld by request (= because the writer asked for this to be done). + Catalogues are available on request. + She left her address with a request that any mail should be sent on to her.
2 a thing that you formally ask for: My request was granted. + a radio request programme (= a programme of music, songs, etc. that listeners have asked for)
~ sth (from sb) (formal) to ask for sth or ask sb to do sth in a polite or formal way: [VN] She requested permission to film at the White House. + You can request a free copy of the leaflet. + Call us now if you'd like to request a record for someone (= ask for it to be played on the radio). + [VN to inf] We were requested to assemble in the lobby. + You are requested not to smoke in the restaurant. + [V that] She requested that no one be told of her decision until the next meeting. + (BrE also) She requested that no one should be told of her decision. [also V speech]
special | reasonable, unreasonable | formal, official | polite | strange, unusual | repeated | urgent | explicit, particular, specific | written
VERB + REQUEST
make, put in, submit
I've put in a request for a room with a view of the sea.
| get, have, receive
We have had repeated requests for a pedestrian crossing near the school.
| agree to, comply with, grant | respond to | refuse, reject, turn down | repeat
at sb's ~
The play was written by Agatha Christie at the request of Queen Mary.
| by ~
The writer's name was withheld by request (= because the writer had asked for this to be done).
| on/upon ~
We will arrange accommodation on request.
| ~ for
The helpline was inundated with requests for information on the crash.
available on request
A detailed list of our publications is available on request.
| by popular request
The film is being shown again by popular request.
| a number of requestsverb
explicitly, expressly, specifically | formally | politely | reasonably
(law) Auditors will be required to provide any information reasonably requested by the bank.
| urgently | repeatedly
We have requested some information from the company.
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