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requirement

noun [C]     /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.Lacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessaryEssential or necessary
(Definition of requirement noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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