Examples of prerequisite in a Sentence
- Future greatness does not always inspire popularity. Coolness, in the high-school or hip sense of the word, is not a prerequisite for leadership. —Evan Thomas, Newsweek, 2 Aug. 2004
- … opposition to the totalitarian threat was the prerequisite for membership in American liberalism because communism was the defining moral challenge of the age. —Peter Beinart, New Republic, 13 Dec. 2004
- But old-school Andy lacks a skill that may soon be a prerequisite for 21st-century detective work: knowing how to glean secrets from a suspect's hard drive. —Daniel McGinn, Newsweek, 23 Sept. 2002
Recent Examples of prerequisite from the Web
GameCube controller support would also practically be a prerequisite for getting serious players to support any upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for the Switch, should Nintendo ever see fit to announce one.
The appeals court, in the decision, wrote that the Indiana General Assembly allows city's to annex adjacent territory under certain prerequisites that Carmel has met.
In all likelihood, a league championship is a prerequisite for the Big Ten’s CFP representative, and the Buckeyes now have the inside track on getting to Indianapolis out of the East.
Competitiveness is a prerequisite for being an elite quarterback, and no one wants to contemplate his athletic mortality while there are games still to be won.
These lotions and potions and other such wellness bubble surroundings are artifacts of luxury, not prerequisites for living a healthy life.
The southern colonies demanded this as a prerequisite for joining the union.
Another common problem with the framing of Indonesia 1965 is that the mass violence is often couched as coincidental to Suharto's rise to power, rather than serving as a prerequisite for it.
Beating South Carolina may well be a prerequisite for snapping that drought.
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Prerequisite is partly based on requirere, the Latin verb meaning "to need or require". So a prerequisite can be anything that must be accomplished or acquired before something else can be done. Possessing a valid credit card is a prerequisite for renting a car. A physical exam may be a prerequisite for receiving a life-insurance policy. And successful completion of an introductory course is often a prerequisite for enrolling in a higher-level course.
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