requisite

[ rek-wuh-zit ]
/ ˈrɛk wə zɪt /

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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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of requisite

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin requīsītus past participle of requīrere to seek; see require, -ite2

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British Dictionary definitions for requisites

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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