Definition of prerequisite in English:


Syllabification: pre·req·ui·site
Pronunciation: /prēˈrekwəzət


  • A thing that is required as a prior condition for something else to happen or exist: sponsorship is not a prerequisite for any of our courses
    More example sentences
    • Such experiments require at least two prerequisites.
    • However, those nations must be prepared and there are prerequisites necessary to realizing this potential.
    • In some instances there may be certain prerequisites that must be accomplished prior to submitting an entry.
    (necessary) condition, precondition, essential, requirement, requisite, necessity, sine qua non
    informal must


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