requirement has definitions from the field of sociology
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[ noun ] (sociology) required activity

Synonyms

demand

Examples

"the requirements of his work affected his health" "there were many demands on his time"

Used in print

(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)

There are considerable differences between the requirements for textile and hard surface cleaning .

Exclusive of esthetic values , such_as high - or low foam level , perfume content , etc. , the requirements for the organic active used in washing textiles are high .

As_is the case with the surface-active_agent , the requirements for builders to be used in detergent compositions for washing textiles are also high .

It is evident that the requirements imposed by these effects upon any one detergent constituent acting alone are severe .

Related terms

duty necessitate

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[ noun ] anything indispensable

Examples

"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"

Used in print

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

Aside from this , the average portion contains some protein , an appreciable amount of vitamins and C - about one-tenth of the minimum daily requirement , and about a third of the official vitamin_E requirement .

Aside from this , the average portion contains some protein , an appreciable amount of vitamins and C - about one-tenth of the minimum daily requirement , and about a third of the official vitamin_E requirement .

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

You must know before you start what the needs and objectives of your organization are ; you must have a list of requirements on where , how many , and what type sites are needed .

In looking_for the best sites available that meet the requirements , you need information to compare the site with others .

(Raymond C. Binder et al., editors, Proceedings...)

The cooling requirements are particularly severe at the anode .

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[ noun ] (sociology) something that is required in advance

Synonyms

prerequisite

Examples

"Latin was a prerequisite for admission"

Used in print

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

One , by Sen._Louis_Crump of San_Saba , would aid more than 17000 retailers who pay a group of miscellaneous excise_taxes by eliminating the requirement that each return be notarized .

The remainder of the 4 - year college requirement would be in_general subjects .

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

That_is in the continuance of the `` grandfather_clauses '' in their membership requirements .

(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

To qualify for either type of loan , an applicant must be a small business or approved small business `` pool '' and must meet certain credit requirements .

The credit requirements stipulate that the applicant must have the ability to operate the business successfully and have enough capital in the business so that , with loan assistance from the SBA , it will be able to operate on a sound financial basis .

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