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prerequisite

something required as a precondition: Passing the exam is a prerequisite for college admission.
Not to be confused with:
perquisite – an extra profit; privilege, or allowance in addition to a main income: perquisite payment in stock options; a customary privilege, such as a gratuity or tip
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pre·req·ui·site

 (prē-rĕk′wĭ-zĭt)
adj.
Required or necessary as a prior condition: Competence is prerequisite to promotion.
n.
Something that is prerequisite, as a course that is required prior to taking an advanced course.
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prerequisite

(priːˈrɛkwɪzɪt)
adj
required as a prior condition
n
something required as a prior condition
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pre•req•ui•site

(prɪˈrɛk wə zɪt, pri-)

adj.
1. required beforehand.
n.
2. something prerequisite; precondition.
[1625–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prerequisite - something that is required in advance; "Latin was a prerequisite for admission"
duty, obligation, responsibility - the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
precondition - a condition that is a prerequisite
academic requirement - a requirement for admission to or completion of an academic program
Adj.1.prerequisite - required as a prior condition or course of study
obligatory - morally or legally constraining or binding; "attendance is obligatory"; "an obligatory contribution"
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prerequisite

noun
1. requirement, must, essential, necessity, condition, qualification, imperative, precondition, requisite, sine qua non (Latin) Good self-esteem is a prerequisite for a happy life.
adjective
1. required, necessary, essential, called for, vital, mandatory, imperative, indispensable, obligatory, requisite, of the essence, needful Young children can be taught the prerequisite skills necessary to learn to read.
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prerequisite

noun
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Translations
شَرْط لازِم، مُتَطَلَّب أساسي
nezbytný předpoklad
forudsætning
elõfeltétel
forsenda
būtina sąlyga
noteikumsprasība
nevyhnutný predpoklad
ön koşul/şart

prerequisite

[ˈpriːˈrekwɪzɪt]
A. Nrequisito m indispensable, condición f previa
a maths degree is a prerequisite for the jobla titulación en matemáticas es requisito indispensable para el puesto
it's an essential prerequisite to success as an actores una condición or requisito indispensable para triunfar como actor
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prerequisite

[ˌpriːˈrɛkwɪzɪt] ncondition f préalable
a prerequisite for sth → une condition préalable à qch
an essential prerequisite for sth → une condition préalable essentielle à qch
a prerequisite of sth → une condition préalable à qch
an essential prerequisite of sth → une condition préalable essentielle à qch
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prerequisite

n(Grund)voraussetzung f, → Vorbedingung f
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prerequisite

[ˌpriːˈrɛkwɪzɪt] nprerequisito
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prerequisite

(priəˈrekwizit) noun, adjective
(something that is) necessary for something else to be done or happen. An interest in children is (a) prerequisite for a teacher.
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If the prerequisites set for a participant have been fulfilled and his or her employment or service in a company belonging to the Suominen is in force at the time of the reward payment, he or she will receive matching shares as a reward.
"Independence, sovereignty, and an opportunity of self-determination are the key prerequisites for the development of our homeland.
He added that that in order for dividends, or hibah as they are called in Islamic financial terms, to be paid, two prerequisites under the Act that must be fulfilled.
But on May 23, the SBMA board of directors passed a resolution which removed the integrity pledge from the prerequisites in obtaining a certificate of registration and tax exemption.
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Observer Mersel Bilali said that it is impossible to fulfill all the prerequisites for fair and democratic elections in the time we have left.
Though Employee Dishonesty Coverage seems straightforward -- an employee steals from the company and the policy indemnifies -- employers should take note of two important facets of its protections: the prerequisites for coverage and a nuanced exclusion for "prior knowledge."
The much of debate of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) double degree controversy is delineated as the Governing Body of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has chosen to perceive and verify just local degree and transcript recompensed by the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) under double degree system dispatched as a team with the Lancaster University, UK, and that as well after culmination of degree prerequisites and accreditation by the separate proficient chamber.
Students interested in a bachelor's degree in mortuary science must complete 52 credit hours of prerequisites prior to enrolling at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science.
Kyrgyzstan has no prerequisites for repetition of the Kiev scenario, Ambassador of Russia to Kyrgyzstan Andrei Krutko told a press conference on March 21 in Bishkek.
They commended the Coalitions of Political Associations and Independent MPs representing the legislative branch for their sense of responsibility, keenness on multi-party constructive dialogue, respect of the rule of law, renunciation of violence and openness on others -- being the prerequisites for a serious and sincere dialogue to be engaged.
Armenia has no prerequisites for "a hot political autumn", Hovhannes Sahakyan, Secretary of the ruling Republican