[ri-kwahyuh r-muh nt]
Origin of requirement
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1. Requirement, requisite refer to that which is necessary. A requirement is some quality or performance demanded of a person in accordance with certain fixed regulations: requirements for admission to college. A requisite is not imposed from outside; it is a factor which is judged necessary according to the nature of things, or to the circumstances of the case: Efficiency is a requisite for success in business. Requisite may also refer to a concrete object judged necessary: the requisites for perfect grooming. 2. order, command, injunction, directive, demand, claim.
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Related Wordsprecondition, specification, stipulation, prerequisite, qualification, demand, need, obligation, provision, condition, concern, claim, lack, fulfillment, want, obsession, imperative, compulsion, exaction, preoccupation
Examples from the Web for requirements
Teague replied: “I have to allow an operator or plugger a way to appeal when he believes our requirements are unreasonable.”
He consistently met the requirements of his job, according to personnel records.
The answer is that the Defense Department has a painstakingly slow process to write up its requirements before it builds anything.America’s Advanced Stealth Jet Flies on 1990s Tech
October 1, 2014
When used outside of major urban areas, they minimize the risk of civilian casualties and requirements for granular intelligence.Who the U.S. Should Really Hit in ISIS
Daniel Trombly, Yasir Abbas
September 23, 2014
Figures from that grab-bag list also made their way into the requirements for United States history and government.In Texas Textbooks, Moses Is a Founding Father
September 22, 2014
(a) What are the requirements for satisfactory types of jars?Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
They separated into groups according to the requirements of the songs they wished to sing.
The one was the man he was himself, and the other the one he had created for the requirements of his profession.
But he gave up this plan at once when he discovered what my requirements were.
Men are not equal, either in their faculties or in their requirements.
- something demanded or imposed as an obligationLatin is no longer a requirement for entry to university
- a thing desired or needed
- the act or an instance of requiring
Word Origin and History for requirements
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Idioms and Phrases with requirements
see meet the requirements.
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