Meaning of “prerequisite” in the English Dictionary

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"prerequisite" in British English

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prerequisitenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌpriːˈrek.wɪ.zɪt/ us /ˌpriːˈrek.wə.zɪt/ formal

(Definition of “prerequisite” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prerequisite" in American English

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prerequisitenoun [ C ]

us /priˈrek·wə·zɪt/

something that must exist or happen before something else can exist or happen:

Introductory physics is a prerequisite for any of the advanced courses in physics.

(Definition of “prerequisite” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)