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Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Definitions for requisite

  1. Required by the nature of things or by circumstances; indispensable.
  2. That which is required or necessary; something indispensable.

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Citations for requisite
Those with the requisite talents made drawings and watercolors of the birds, the flowers, the untouched landscapes that unfolded before them. Barbara Crossette, The Great Hill Stations of Asia
In this way, 2,156 buildings were laboriously hoisted, a quarter of an inch at a turn, until they reached the requisite height and new foundations could be built beneath them. Cornelia Dean, Against the Tide
Origin of requisite
late Middle English
1425-1475
Requisite derives from Latin requisitus, past participle of requirere, "to require."