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Synonyms of 'requirement'

(noun) 
Definition
a specific need or want
The products met all legal requirements.
Synonyms
necessity
Water is a basic necessity of life.
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demand
The demand for coal is down.
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specification
I'd like to have a house built to my specifications.
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stipulation
His only stipulation is that his clients follow his advice.
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want
The company needs to respond to the wants of our customers.
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need
the special nutritional needs of children
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must
A visit to the motor museum is a must.
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essential
the essentials of everyday life, such as food and water
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qualification
The empirical evidence is subject to many qualifications.
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precondition
The removal of troops is a precondition to any agreement.
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requisite
a major requisite for the work of the analysts
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prerequisite
Good self-esteem is a prerequisite for a happy life.
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sine qua non (Latin)
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must-have

Additional synonyms

in the sense of demand
Definition
willingness and ability to purchase goods and services
The demand for coal is down.
in the sense of desideratum
Synonyms
aim,
sine qua non,
heart's desire
in the sense of essential
Definition
something fundamental or indispensable
the essentials of everyday life, such as food and water
Synonyms
vital part,
sine qua non,
must-have

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