requisite

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
req•ui•site /ˈrɛkwəzɪt/USA pronunciation   adj. [before a noun]
  1. required;
    necessary:the requisite skills for a job.

n. [countable]
  1. something required.
See -quis-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
req•ui•site  (rekwə zit),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. required or necessary for a particular purpose, position, etc.;
    indispensable:the requisite skills of an engineer.

n. 
  1. something requisite;
    a necessary quality, thing, etc.
requi•site•ly, adv. 
requi•site•ness, n. 
  • Latin requīsītus past participle of requīrere to seek; see require, -ite2
  • late Middle English 1425–75
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged needed, needful. See  necessary. 
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged necessity. See  requirement. 
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged dispensable.
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged luxury.


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requisite /ˈrɛkwɪzɪt/ adj
  1. absolutely essential; indispensable
n
  1. something indispensable; necessity
Etymology: 15th Century: from Latin requisītus sought after, from requīrere to seek for, require

ˈrequisitely adv



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