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
Examples of prerequisite in a Sentence
I'm not here to say to my qualifications are a prerequisite, but I will say that they make me extremely aware of the consequences of decisions made in the White House Situation Room.
There has been a material change in the way that Chinese firms are behaving in private equity sale processes, they are more skilled and likely to get to the finishing line even if a business doesn't have an obvious link with China, which was previously a prerequisite.
High self-esteem is a prerequisite to self-confidence and self-confidence is what it takes to influence or change other people's opinions, mindsets, lifestyles and emotions positively. Yes, that is that. Thus, be/remain self-confident.
There's a huge void of leadership from this administration on what's happening outside our borders and this is the moment when The Trump administration should wake up and start doing something that's deliberate and very serious, restoring leadership at The National Security Council should be a first prerequisite for going ahead.
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
- అంత అవసరంTelugu
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