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Pronunciation:  ri'kwIrmunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  something that is required in advance; "Latin was a prerequisite for admission"
  2. [n]  required activity; "the requirements of his work affected his health"; "there were many demands on his time"
  3. [n]  anything indispensable; "food and shelter are necessities of life"; "the essentials of the good life"; "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"; "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"

REQUIREMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: demand, essential, necessary, necessity, prerequisite, requisite
 Antonyms: inessential, nonessential
 See Also: academic requirement, desideratum, duty, entity, essential condition, need, obligation, physical thing, precondition, responsibility, sine qua non, want



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re*quire"ment\ (-ment), n.
1. The act of requiring; demand; requisition.

2. That which is required; an imperative or authoritative
   command; an essential condition; something needed or
   necessary; a need.

         One of those who believe that they can fill up every
         requirement contained in the rule of righteousness.
                                               --J. M. Mason.

         God gave her the child, and gave her too an
         instinctive knowledge of its nature and
         requirements.                         --Hawthorne.