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requirement

noun [C] uk   /rɪˈkwaɪə.mənt/ us    /-ˈkwaɪr-/
B2 something that you must do, or something you need: A good degree is a minimum requirement for many jobs. [+ that] It is a legal requirement that you have insurance for your car. Students who fail to meet the requirements (of the course) will fail.
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