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derequisition

[dee-rek-wuh-zish-uh n]British
noun
  1. a freeing of requisitioned property, especially from military to civilian control.
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verb (used without object)
  1. to free requisitioned property.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to return (something that has been requisitioned by the military) to civilian control.
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Origin of derequisition

First recorded in 1940–45; de- + requisition
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British Dictionary definitions for derequisition

derequisition

verb
  1. (tr) to release from military to civilian use
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