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English definition of “prerequisite”


noun [C]     /ˌpriːˈrek.wɪ.zɪt/ formal
something that must exist or happen before something else can exist or happen : Passing a written exam is a prerequisite for taking the advanced course . Public support is a prerequisite for/to the success of this project . They had to agree to certain conditions as a prerequisite of be ing lent the money .Important and essential thingsInformation and messages
(Definition of prerequisite noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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