requirement

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Etymology[edit]

require +‎ -ment

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ɹɨˈkwɑjɚmɨnt/, /ɹɨˈkwɑj̆ɹmɨnt/

Noun[edit]

requirement (plural requirements)

  1. A necessity or prerequisite; something required or obligatory.
  2. Something asked.
  3. (engineering) A statement (in domain specific terms) which specifies a verifiable constraint on an implementation that it shall undeniably meet or (a) be deemed unacceptable, or (b) result in implementation failure, or (c) result in system failure.

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  • Adjectives often used with "requirement": stringent, complex, reasonable, mandatory, important, financial, medical, educational, physical, chemical
  • Verbs often used with "requirement": meet, comply with, satisfy, fulfill, impose, waive, abolish, drop, add, remove, fail to meet, ignore, understand, state, specify, increase, reduce, change, modify

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