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requisiteadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈrek·wə·zɪt/ fml
needed for a ​particularpurpose or ​result: I ​worked to ​develop the requisite ​skills for a ​managerialposition.
(Definition of requisite from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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requisiteadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈrekwɪzɪt/ formal
necessary for a particular ​purpose: requisite qualifications/skills/experience Do they have the requisite ​skills for the ​job? Before ​submitting the ​application, ​check that you have the requisite ​number of ​signatures.

requisitenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈrekwɪzɪt/ formal
something that is necessary for a particular ​purpose: a requisite for sth The ​qualification is generally considered a requisite for ​entry to the ​profession. The ​shopsellsstationery and other ​office requisites.
(Definition of requisite from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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