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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.

RELATED WORDS

precondition, requirement, condition, essential, necessity, must

Nearby words

requiescat, requiescat in pace, require, required, requirement, requisite, requisitely, requisition, requisitioner, requital, requite

Origin of requisite

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin requīsītus past participle of requīrere to seek; see require, -ite2
SYNONYMS FOR requisite
2 necessity. See requirement.
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British Dictionary definitions for requisite

requisite

/ (ˈrɛkwɪzɪt) /

adjective

absolutely essential; indispensable

noun

something indispensable; necessity
Derived Formsrequisitely, adverbrequisiteness, noun

Word Origin for requisite

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