requirement


requirement
[[t]rɪkwa͟ɪ͟ə(r)mənt[/t]]
♦♦♦
requirements
1) N-COUNT: usu with supp A requirement is a quality or qualification that you must have in order to be allowed to do something or to be suitable for something.

Its products met all legal requirements...

Graduate status is the minimum requirement for entry to the teaching profession...

I knew that concentration was the first requirement for learning.

2) N-COUNT: usu pl, usu with supp Your requirements are the things that you need. [FORMAL]

Variations of this programme can be arranged to suit your requirements.

...a packaged food which provides 100 percent of your daily requirement of one vitamin.


English dictionary. 2008.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • requirement — re‧quire‧ment [rɪˈkwaɪəmənt ǁ ˈkwaɪr ] noun 1. [countable] something that an official organization says a company or person must have or do: • There are deed restrictions, including a requirement that the buyer live in the property. 2.… …   Financial and business terms

  • requirement — requirement, requisite, prerequisite can all mean something that is regarded as necessary to the success or perfection of a thing. Although requirement, the more general term, may be employed in place of requisite, it is the customary term when… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Requirement — Re*quire ment ( ment), n. 1. The act of requiring; demand; requisition. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is required; an imperative or authoritative command; an essential condition; something needed or necessary; a need. [1913 Webster] One of those… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • requirement — I noun adjuration, behest, bidding, call, claim, command, commandment, compulsion, conscription, constraint, decree, decretal, demand, dictate, direction, directive, edict, enforcement, enjoinment, essential, essential desideratum, exaction,… …   Law dictionary

  • requirement — (n.) 1520s, from REQUIRE (Cf. require) + MENT (Cf. ment). Related: Requirements …   Etymology dictionary

  • requirement — ► NOUN 1) something required; a need. 2) something specified as compulsory …   English terms dictionary

  • requirement — [ri kwīr′mənt] n. 1. the act or an instance of requiring 2. something required; something obligatory or demanded, as a condition [the requirements for college entrance] 3. something needed; necessity; need …   English World dictionary

  • Requirement — In engineering, a requirement is a singular documented need of what a particular product or service should be or do. It is most commonly used in a formal sense in systems engineering or software engineering. It is a statement that identifies a… …   Wikipedia

  • requirement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute ▪ There s no absolute requirement to disclose your age. ▪ necessary ▪ core, important, key, main …   Collocations dictionary

  • requirement — n. 1) to establish, set requirements 2) to fill, fulfill, meet, satisfy a requirement 3) to waive a requirement 4) admission, entrance; distributional (AE); legal; minimum; physical requirements 5) a requirement that + clause; subj. (this… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Requirement — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Requirement >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 requirement requirement need wants necessities Sgm: N 1 necessaries necessaries necessaries of life Sgm: N 1 stress stress exigency pinch sine qua non …   English dictionary for students