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requisite

[ rek-wuh-zit ]
/ ˈrɛk wə zɪt /
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adjective

required or necessary for a particular purpose, position, etc.; indispensable: the requisite skills of an engineer.

noun

something requisite; a necessary quality, thing, etc.

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Origin of requisite

First recorded in1425–75; late Middle English from Latin requīsītus, past participle of requīrere “to seek”; see require, -ite2

synonym study for requisite

1. See necessary. 2. See requirement.

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British Dictionary definitions for requisite

requisite
/ (ˈrɛkwɪzɪt) /

adjective

absolutely essential; indispensable

noun

something indispensable; necessity

Derived forms of requisite

requisitely, adverbrequisiteness, noun

Word Origin for requisite

C15: from Latin requisītus sought after, from requīrere to seek for, require
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