requirement

[ri-kwahyuhr-muhnt]
noun
1.
that which is required; a thing demanded or obligatory: One of the requirements of the job is accuracy.
2.
an act or instance of requiring.
3.
a need or necessity: to meet the requirements of daily life.

Origin:
1520–30; require + -ment

nonrequirement, noun
prerequirement, noun
superrequirement, noun


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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requirement (rɪˈkwaɪəmənt)
 
n
1.  something demanded or imposed as an obligation: Latin is no longer a requirement for entry to university
2.  a thing desired or needed
3.  the act or an instance of requiring

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requirement

see meet the requirements.

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Example sentences
The insurance industry, in particular, has been fighting the requirement.
We used to live near a gas station and they repeatedly violated to requirement
  to use the vapor recovery system.
The right stuff may be a critical requirement for astronauts.
In mild-winter areas, choose those with a low chill requirement.
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