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English noun: requirement

1. requirement (cognition) required activity


SamplesThe requirements of his work affected his health.
There were many demands on his time.


Synonymsdemand


Broader (hypernym)duty, obligation, responsibility

2. requirement (object) anything indispensable


SamplesFood and shelter are necessities of life.
The essentials of the good life.
Allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions.
A place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained.


Synonymsessential, necessary, necessity, requisite


Broader (hypernym)thing


Narrower (hyponym)desideratum, must, need, want


Antonymsinessential, nonessential

3. requirement (cognition) something that is required in advance


SamplesLatin was a prerequisite for admission.


Synonymsprerequisite


Broader (hypernym)duty, obligation, responsibility


Narrower (hyponym)academic requirement, essential condition, precondition, sine qua non









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