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English noun: asking

1. asking (communication) the verbal act of requesting


Broader (hypernym)speech act

Narrower (hyponym)appeal, billing, call, callback, charge, entreaty, indirect request, inquiring, invitation, notice, notification, order, orison, petition, prayer, prayer, questioning, recall, trick or treat, wish

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