derequisition

n. release of confiscated property

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • derequisition — UK /ˌdiːrekwɪˈzɪʃən/ verb [T] ► to return something that had been requisitioned (= officially requested and taken for use) but that is no longer needed: »This airfield was derequisitioned 18 months ago, since when the County Agricultural… …   Financial and business terms

  • derequisition — /dee rek weuh zish euhn/, Brit. n. 1. a freeing of requisitioned property, esp. from military to civilian control. v.i. 2. to free requisitioned property. v.t. 3. to return (something that has been requisitioned by the military) to civilian… …   Universalium

  • derequisition — verb To return or release something previously requisitioned …   Wiktionary

  • derequisition — de·requisition …   English syllables

  • derequisition — /ˌdirɛkwəˈzɪʃən/ (say .deerekwuh zishuhn) noun 1. the return from military to civilian control. –verb (t) 2. to return to civilian control …   Australian English dictionary

  • derequisition — v.tr. return (requisitioned property) to its former owner …   Useful english dictionary

  • requisition — ▪ I. requisition req‧ui‧si‧tion 1 [ˌrekwˈzɪʆn] noun [countable] an official written order for something: • government aircraft requisitions • The department must receive a purchase requisition before the items can be supplied.   [m0] ▪ II.… …   Financial and business terms

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  • History of Dundee — Dundee ( gd. Dùn Dèagh) is the fourth largest city in Scotland. Its history begins with the Picts in the Iron Age. During the Medieval Era, it was the site of many battles. Throughout the Industrial Revolution, the local jute industry caused the… …   Wikipedia

  • give up — verb 1. lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime (Freq. 9) you ve forfeited your right to name your successor forfeited property • Syn: ↑forfeit, ↑throw overboard, ↑waiv …   Useful english dictionary

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