Definition of requisite adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈrekwɪzɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrekwɪzɪt//
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[only before noun] (formal) necessary for a particular purpose She lacks the requisite experience for the job. They were not able to start the meeting until the requisite number of members were present. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin requisitus ‘searched for, deemed necessary’, past participle of requirere, from re- (expressing intensive force) + quaerere ‘seek’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: requisite

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