One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Return (requisitioned property) to its former owner.‘the corporation agreed to seek permission from the Minister to derequisition the plaintiff's premises’
- ‘It was derequisitioned in 1946 and returned to the Corporation.’
- ‘The Army retained control of the site until it was derequisitioned in 1952 when it was returned to farmland.’
- ‘By November, Friston had seen its heyday and was finally derequisitioned in April 1946.’
- ‘Later in the war it was derequisitioned and let to Polish forces, who converted it into a hospital and finally a maternity hospital.’
- ‘After the war the land area was not derequisitioned for a considerable time, but the aerodrome was abandoned by the Ministry.’
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