Definition of 'require'
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They would be required to make up the lost time. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It also requires them to help intelligence agencies decode encrypted messaging services. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The airport is required by law to have a fire engine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It lists the businesses that it lends capital to and requires that they make a positive impact. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Once a system is in place, it should be maintained through audits and further spending if required. Computing (2010)The trust has ambitious plans to double in size; this will require further issue of equity but that dividend yield looks safe enough. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You won't know what's required until your relative needs it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Information sharing is only possible if we have IT systems that can talk to one another in real time and that requires information standards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sometimes I won't know who requires my services until they arrive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To do that requires information that enables executives to make informed judgments. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)And this requires controls that make opinions unnecessary. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)We will be explaining to him exactly what is required to be an international player. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They may also be required to meet a number of predetermined conditions and be subject to inspection. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)You lack the information required to know if the insurance is a good deal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They will determine if any further action is required. The Sun (2013)This code represents the information required for protein synthesis. Biology Basic Facts (1982)All the best sport requires you to make an effort. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They know exactly what is required to win. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Staff are also required to empty their own bins. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These volunteers know perfectly well what is required. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The watchdog said that it required further information on the deal. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That in turn requires continuous information on performance against standards. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)They did exactly what was required with speed and agility. The Sun (2013)Certain exercises will also require a bench or stands. Shape Your Body, Shape Your Life (1987)It will require they know they are loved. Christianity Today (2000)Many lenders have gone further than required and been enforcing more strict and intrusive criteria. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Only those applicants who were considered exceptional were sent questionnaires requiring additional information. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These are reputable companies whose services are used regularly by solicitors to do exactly what you require. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It makes sense to require policy changes of governments that need to adjust their spending to their resources. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is equally clear that he has the pace to make the required contribution in attack and the strength to defend successfully. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The 18th century pub also had no prices on display as required by law. The Sun (2008)Landlords are required by law to have an annual gas safety check carried out and to ensure that boilers are maintained in a safe condition. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The law requires restaurants serving more than 180 people a day to sort and recycle their waste or face fines. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'require'
British English: require /rɪˈkwaɪə/ VERB
To require something means to need it.
The crisis requires immediate action.
- American English: require
- Arabic: يَحْتَاجُ إلى
- Brazilian Portuguese: precisar de
- Chinese: 需要
- Croatian: zahtijeva
- Czech: vyžadovat
- Danish: kræve
- Dutch: vereisen
- European Spanish: requerir
- Finnish: tarvita
- French: exiger
- German: benötigen
- Greek: απαιτώ
- Italian: esigere
- Japanese: 必要とする
- Korean: 필요로 하다
- Norwegian: trenge
- Polish: wymagać
- European Portuguese: precisar de
- Romanian: a cere
- Russian: требовать
- Spanish: requerir
- Swedish: kräva
- Thai: ต้องการ
- Turkish: gerektirmek
- Ukrainian: вимагати
- Vietnamese: cần có
Definition of require from the Collins English Dictionary
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