Definition of requirement in English:

requirement

Syllabification: re·quire·ment
Pronunciation: /riˈkwīrmənt
 
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noun

  • 1A thing that is needed or wanted: choose the type of window that suits your requirements best
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    • I was told the adviser could arrange attractive mortgage deals that would suit my requirements, whatever they might be.
    • My first home was a modest two bedroom terrace house, which suited my requirement early in my working career.
    • But aviation sources believe Walsh is remodelling the low-cost strategy to suit Aer Lingus's requirements.
  • 1.1A thing that is compulsory; a necessary condition: applicants must satisfy the normal entry requirements
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    • Further, the stringent collateral requirements demanded as conditions for obtaining loans conspire to make this problem even worse.
    • Aspiring CTP holders must meet the entry requirements before being allowed to register for the programme.
    • On the other side, many national central banks, like the Bundesbank, considered the minimum reserve requirements a necessary instrument.
    Synonyms
    need, wish, demand, want, necessity, essential, prerequisite, stipulation

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