- required or necessary for a particular purpose, position, etc.; indispensable: the requisite skills of an engineer.
- something requisite; a necessary quality, thing, etc.
Origin of requisite
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1. dispensable. 2. luxury.
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- absolutely essential; indispensable
- something indispensable; necessity
C15: from Latin requisītus sought after, from requīrere to seek for, require
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Word Origin and History for non-requisite
mid-15c., from Latin requisitus, past participle of requirere (see require). As a noun from c.1600.
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