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tono

1. (verb) (-a,-ngia) to request, send, ask for, apply for, order, demand, bid, command.

He mea peita anō hoki e ia, ā he utu tika tāna utu i tono ai mō āna mahi (TW 28/8/1875:170). / They were also painted by him and the price he asked was right for his work.

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2. (verb) (-a,-ngia) to commission (a piece of art).

I tonoa ia e Waka Rererangi Aotearoa kia waihangahia he tohu hei tā ki ō rātou waka rererangi (RTP 2015:116). / She was commissioned by Air New Zealand to create a logo to paint on their planes.

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3. (noun) application, invitation, request, claim, tender.

I tae mai te tono a ngā tāngata o Karioi ki ngā tāngata o Moawhango kia haere atu ki reira ki te pūrei whutupōro (TJ 2/2/1899:10). / A request arrived from the people of Karioi to the people of Moawhango to go there to play rugby.

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4. (noun) commission (a piece of art).

He mea kirimana te tono kia hangaia e ia te whakapakoko hei whakatū ki waho i te whare hou (RTP 2015:116). / The commission was a contract for him to create a figure to stand outside the new building.

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pātene tono

1. (loan) (noun) command button.

nama tono

1. (noun) order number.

tūmau tono

1. (noun) order ID.

pukapuka tono

1. (noun) application.

rārangi tono

1. (noun) menu (computer).

tono moni taurewa

1. obtaining credit, borrowing (finance).

Ko te ahumoni ngā āhuatanga katoa e hāngai ana ki te whiwhinga me te whakapaunga moni, te tono moni taurewa, me te whakahaere moni (TRP 2010:100). / The financial system is all aspects relating to earning and spending, obtaining credit and managing money (TRP 2010:100).

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