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 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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