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



BrE BrE//ˈrekwɪzɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrekwɪzɪt//
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(formal) something that you need for a particular purpose toilet requisites (= soap, toothpaste, etc.) requisite for/of something A university degree has become a requisite for entry into most professions. compare prerequisite Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin requisitus ‘searched for, deemed necessary’, past participle of requirere, from re- (expressing intensive force) + quaerere ‘seek’.
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