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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 call for

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 call for
      v 1: express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an
           extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"
           [syn: request, bespeak, quest]
      2: require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do
         what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This
         job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position
         demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls
         for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not
         postulates a patient's consent" [syn: necessitate, ask,
          postulate, need, require, take, involve, demand]
         [ant: obviate]
      3: request the participation or presence of; "The organizers
         invite submissions of papers for the conference" [syn: invite]
      4: gather or collect; "You can get the results on Monday"; "She
         picked up the children at the day care center"; "They pick
         up our trash twice a week" [syn: collect, pick up, gather