plural requesters

Definition of requester

: one who makes a request : one who asks something of another But in Washington state, filing a public records request can put the requester at legal risk of being named in a lawsuit should someone else not want the records to be made public.North Coast Journal "You appear to me, Mr. Darcy, to allow nothing for the influence of friendship and affection. A regard for the requester would often make one readily yield to a request without waiting for arguments to reason one into it."— Jane Austen

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1564, in the meaning defined above

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“Requester.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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