(adj.) = desirable ; sought after [sought-after]. Ex: It is desirable that they be treated as parts of a single serials record, since this will provide a 'one-stop' file containing all the relevant data, and will produce a file with a number of funtions. Ex: This article argues that critical thinking, a long sought after goal in the US educational system, may be taught efficiently through the agency of library use instructions within the college environment. ---- * muy solicitado = in great demand. * no solicitado = unsolicited. (v.) = apply for ; canvass ; request ; prompt ; requisition ; petition ; solicit ; ; ask for. Ex: One afternoon, after she had been on the job a month, she went downtown to apply for life insurance. Ex: A change to 48% reduction instead of the present 24% is being canvassed, in order to keep the size within bounds, but this should not cause any serious problems in use, particularly as many modern microform readers have dual magnification. Ex: Also, with online display, the user should be able to request displays indicating different levels of specificity. Ex: You will be prompted to choose a file; your last search will then be executed automatically in the file that you choose. Ex: More specialised titles are requisitioned through interlending. Ex: The stationers petitioned for a copyright act, and in 1709 they got one. Ex: Outside of that there is nothing solicited from them in the first two months. Ex: Different enquirers might ask for this subject in quite different ways -- eg, is there anything on 'TV advertising of aluminium pressure-cookers'?. ---- * contratar al primero que solicita el trabajo = hire on a first-come, first-take basis. * cuando se solicite = on demand ; on request. * siempre que lo solicite = at + Posesivo + request. * solicitar apoyo = canvass + support. * solicitar artículos = solicit + papers. * solicitar asesoramiento = ask for + advice. * solicitar ayuda = summon + help ; seek + assistance ; seek + help ; request + Posesivo + help ; ask for + help ; ask for + assistance. * solicitar comunicaciones = solicit + papers. * solicitar de nuevo = reapply for. * solicitar el divorcio = file for + divorce ; file + a petition for divorce. * solicitar el reembolso de los gastos = claim + expenses. * solicitar fondos = canvass + funds. * solicitar ideas = solicit + ideas. * solicitar información = request + information ; ask for + information. * solicitar los servicios de una prostituta desde el coche = kerb-crawling [curb-crawling, -USA]. * solicitar permiso = request + Posesivo + permission. * solicitar una subvención = write + grant. * solicitar un documento = request + document. * solicitar un servicio = call on/upon + service. * volver a solicitar = reapply for.