- non·re·quire·ment, noun
- pre·re·quire·ment, noun
- su·per·re·quire·ment, noun
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How to use requirement in a sentence
In theory, it would lower the costs of drug development and allow scientists to react faster to health crises like the current pandemic, in which social distancing requirements have caused slowdowns in lab work.IBM has built a new drug-making lab entirely in the cloud | Karen Hao | August 28, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Only one of FEMA’s three main preparedness grant programs allows money to be spent without meeting a terrorism requirement.FEMA spends more preparing for terrorism than hurricanes | Rachel Schallom | August 27, 2020 | Fortune
“No jab, no play” refers to national and state legislation that requires children to meet certain vaccination requirements for families to receive childcare services and other subsidies.Australia signs a deal for AstraZeneca’s COVID vaccine—and considers making it mandatory | Naomi Xu Elegant | August 19, 2020 | Fortune
The minimum requirement for determining brain death is “a good, thorough clinical examination,” Sung says.New guidance on brain death could ease debate over when life ends | Laura Sanders | August 10, 2020 | Science News
The requirement that parents actually get involved in the learning process for hours at a time can feel uncomfortable, but it is proven better for learning.
Under the new requirements, simply being born on U.S. soil would no longer be enough.The Progressive Case Against Birthright Citizenship | Keli Goff | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Teague replied: “I have to allow an operator or plugger a way to appeal when he believes our requirements are unreasonable.”Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired. | David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He consistently met the requirements of his job, according to personnel records.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired. | David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Fair to say that we currently have more ISR requirements than we have the capacity to fulfill,” the official said.
He says device makers also will have to meet a slew of security requirements: Can the device be encrypted?
Gold may be substituted for rediscounts and rediscounts for gold, in accordance with the requirements of the reserve bank.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
His letter of a few months before reveals the facility with which he moulded the steam-engine to his requirements.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
By a “single” or “one reading,” I mean a single careful perusal in conformity to the requirements of my System.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
In some states the requirements are strict in respect to the disinterestedness of the official who takes the acknowledgment.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
It is only when the making of the vow would be at variance with the requirements of duty, that forbearing to vow would be no sin.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
British Dictionary definitions for requirement
something demanded or imposed as an obligation: Latin is no longer a requirement for entry to university
a thing desired or needed
the act or an instance of requiring
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Other Idioms and Phrases with requirement
see meet the requirements.
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