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noun [countable] request pronunciation in British English /rɪˈkwest/
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  1. 1
    an act of asking for something in a polite or formal way
    request for: Requests for visas will be dealt with immediately.
    refuse/reject a request: Three banks have already refused his request for a loan.
    grant a request (=give someone what they ask for): A formal request for a ballot has been granted.
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  2. 2
    a piece of music that you ask a musician or a DJ to play
    He spent the entire evening at the piano playing requests.
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