requirement

noun re·quire·ment \ ri-ˈkwī(-ə)r-mənt \
Updated on: 13 Dec 2017

Definition of requirement

: something required:
a : something wanted or needed : necessity
  • production was not sufficient to satisfy military requirements
b : something essential to the existence or occurrence of something else : condition
  • failed to meet the school's requirements for graduation

Examples of requirement in a Sentence

  1. He has met the basic requirements for graduation.

  2. She has fulfilled the general requirements of the course.

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First Known Use of requirement

1662



REQUIREMENT Defined for English Language Learners

requirement

noun

Definition of requirement for English Language Learners

  • : something that is needed or that must be done

  • : something that is necessary for something else to happen or be done


REQUIREMENT Defined for Kids

requirement

noun re·quire·ment \ ri-ˈkwīr-mənt \

Definition of requirement for Students

: something that is necessary
  • Sleep is a requirement for health.


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