something that is required in advance
"Latin was a prerequisite for admission"
required as a prior condition or course of study
Something that must be gained in order to gain something else
Having a decent qualification is a prerequisite to getting a good job in marketing.
In education, a course or topic that must be completed before another course or topic can be started. May be colloquially referred to as a prereq.
Algebra is typically a prerequisite for physics.
Required as a prior condition of something else; necessary or indispensable.
previously required; necessary as a preliminary to any proposed effect or end; as, prerequisite conditions of success
something previously required, or necessary to an end or effect proposed
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prē-rek′wi-zit, n. something previously necessary: something needed in order to gain an end.—adj. required as a condition of something else.
The numerical value of prerequisite in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of prerequisite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The art of mastering life is the prerequisite for all further forms of expression, whether they are paintings, sculptures, tragedies, or musical compositions.
If not conducted satisfactorily, it could very well be a reason for the U.S. Congress to reject TPP. So it is a prerequisite for a TPP agreement to include high standard protection for new drugs.
Inspiration/motivation is a prerequisite to aspiration just like competence is a prerequisite to promotion. Thus, do inspire/motivate the world so that the humankind can aspire for the good/better.
We want to see full implementation of the Minsk agreement, and that, I think, is the prerequisite of any forward steps with Russia. Right now it's probably not the right time to even speculate about such steps.
As growth in the upper range of 2 percent is the Fed's prerequisite for an early and sustained rate hike, a figure just around or below 2 percent is likely to hurt expectations for a June hike and weigh on the dollar.
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- requisito previoSpanish
- esitietovaatimus, ennakkoehto, edellytysFinnish
- prérequis, préalableFrench
- előfeltétel, előkövetelményHungarian
- предусловие, предпосылкаRussian
- preduslov, preduv(j)etSerbo-Croatian
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