Definition of requirement in English:

requirement

noun

  • 1A thing that is needed or wanted.

    ‘choose the type of window that suits your requirements best’
    • ‘These have been modified to suit Sudan's requirements.’
    • ‘In some instances, you need to respond immediately to those requirements in order to be granted or to maintain organic certification.’
    • ‘True to Blom's intentions, owners treat their home as a shell and regularly move walls and raise and lower floor levels to suit their requirements.’
    • ‘This idea may appear rather orthodox to Aer Lingus's management, but it seems to us that one of the key requirements of a service business is that it be kept open for customers.’
    • ‘When it comes to melting or machineability, its functionality requirements might vary greatly from one application to another.’
    • ‘Within just 48 working hours, a customer can modify its bandwidth to suit working requirements.’
    • ‘Wiztec applications are flexible and allow each company to customise the application to suit their own requirements.’
    • ‘If so, the decision for Aer Lingus is likely to boil down to which offer most suits its technical requirements.’
    • ‘The current professional liability insurance requirements for members in public practice are quite straightforward.’
    • ‘I was told the adviser could arrange attractive mortgage deals that would suit my requirements, whatever they might be.’
    • ‘My first home was a modest two bedroom terrace house, which suited my requirement early in my working career.’
    • ‘He advises customers to first determine their business requirements.’
    • ‘The company's goal was to redesign its training workshops to match its new business requirements.’
    • ‘The design of the tea-kettle addresses by its pyramidal form the functional requirement for maximum stability.’
    • ‘But aviation sources believe Walsh is remodelling the low-cost strategy to suit Aer Lingus's requirements.’
    • ‘The nature and requirements of a business entity are locally generated.’
    • ‘Depending on your volume of business and requirements, different brokers can offer competitive deals.’
    • ‘Units are available in a range of sizes starting from 211 square metres and can be combined to suit specific user requirements.’
    • ‘Its international strategy must also take account of the organizational requirements needed to support the venture.’
    • ‘Why would architects and engineers in the 1960s take such an unlikely event into account for their design requirements?’
    1. 1.1 A thing that is compulsory; a necessary condition.
      ‘applicants must satisfy the normal entry requirements’
      • ‘They also must comply with all requirements for making the election for the year the election should have been made and for all affected years.’
      • ‘Financial liberalization is one of the key requirements for Taiwan's entry into the WTO, but Taiwan has been slow in the area so far.’
      • ‘It alleged the structure was not exempt from normal planning permission requirements, as mobile base stations sometimes are.’
      • ‘Ryanair is not incorporated in Britain as a registered company, which is an entry requirement for the FTSE index, although it has a primary listing in both Ireland and Britain.’
      • ‘Further, the stringent collateral requirements demanded as conditions for obtaining loans conspire to make this problem even worse.’
      • ‘This means 76.6% of the subject entries have met the requirement of having a grade three or better to enter the University of Namibia and similar institutions in South Africa.’
      • ‘Entry requirements are five passes in the Leaving Certificate including mathematics and English and one higher level grade C.’
      • ‘Aspiring CTP holders must meet the entry requirements before being allowed to register for the programme.’
      • ‘Assessors do this all the time, if not always with absolute precision, at least well enough to meet normal statutory requirements.’
      • ‘The entry requirements for cadets are matriculation with English, mathematics and physical science.’
      • ‘When she looks at the requirements for the normal courses, she gets more discouraged.’
      • ‘This is of concern for the discipline, as PhD enrolment or completion is a requirement for entry to academia.’
      • ‘While these are the essential requirements, certain additional desiderata should perhaps be recorded.’
      • ‘The conditions include the requirement to have all goods locally produced or at least 40 per cent of their content be of good quality and value.’
      • ‘On the other side, many national central banks, like the Bundesbank, considered the minimum reserve requirements a necessary instrument.’
      • ‘There are specific requirements for which contaminants must be checked and for the frequency of checking.’
      • ‘The main requirements are the parent must be 55 years or older and have earned less than $2,000 last year.’
      • ‘Apart from the stipulated four requirements, it is clear from the language of section 29 that a holder in due course is only one who has taken the bill.’
      • ‘At least five years of experience has been one of the entry requirements from the early stages of the proposal.’
      • ‘Minimum performance requirements must be specified.’
      need, wish, demand, want, necessity, essential, essential item, necessary item
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Pronunciation

requirement

/rɪˈkwʌɪəm(ə)nt/