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Exeter also drops entry requirements by one grade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After a long drive my first requirement on arrival at a hotel is often to answer the call of nature. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is not a legal requirement. The Sun (2016)It lets drivers know it'has been checked and meets legal requirements. The Sun (2017)The ability to command support from MPs is both a formal requirement and a practical condition of effective government. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There’s a legal requirement for overseas companies to work through a local representative but culturally it’s very important to have those relationships, too. Computing (2010)Premier League clubs have been accused of failing to act quickly enough to improve facilities for disabled fans and aiming only for minimum legal requirements. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are no set entry requirements but applicants will need good standards of literacy, numeracy and IT skills. The Sun (2016)Just one skinless chicken thigh contains more than half of our daily requirement of vitamin B12, which our bodies need to make red blood cells. Times, Sunday Times (2017)To be heard clearly is the first requirement for an actor and is certainly a dying art. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What are the legal requirements for a valid marriage? Christianity Today (2000)The two buildings could be altered to suit requirements of potential tenants three years ahead of relocation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The requirement for minimum holidays is a health and safety measure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)People who eat large quantities of food tend to meet daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. The Sun (2012)Some would argue that there are many requirements which need world government to solve problems. Redwood, John The Global Marketplace (1993)We set extremely demanding entry requirements for domestic and overseas students. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is no formal requirement for cost accounts to be audited. Harrison, John Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)The first requirement of organizational health is a high demand on performance. Peter F. Drucker MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)We felt we cannot impose a surgery if that is no longer a legal requirement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Scotland is quite capable of arranging its own affairs to suit its own requirements. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The government should seize this opportunity to establish a higher minimum design requirement. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is because regulatory requirements have raised entry costs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is not a formal requirement from the government so it is worth asking about. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These requirements must be enforced at all costs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The first requirement of a good idea is that it solves a problem. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is probably because owners do not know it is going to be a legal requirement. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It must also suit the natural requirements of the game. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Lay out your minimum requirements and then work out how to meet these within your budget. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This trifle gives you 16 per cent of your daily fat requirement. The Sun (2012)As far as possible, the viewing experience should reflect the needs and requirements of spectators. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The average daily requirement for a man is 2,500. Times, Sunday Times (2006)More than in any other sport, there is a requirement that cricketers act not according to the laws but to a higher morality. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Because the parties had not knowingly and wilfully married in breach of the requirements of the Act as specified in section 49 the marriage was not void. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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Translations for 'requirement'

British English: requirement /rɪˈkwaɪəmənt/ NOUN
A requirement is something that you must have in order to be allowed to do something or to be suitable for something.
These products meet all legal requirements.
  • American English: requirement
  • Arabic: مَطْلَب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: requisito
  • Chinese: 需求
  • Croatian: zahtjev
  • Czech: požadavek
  • Danish: krav
  • Dutch: vereiste
  • European Spanish: requisito
  • Finnish: vaatimus edellytys
  • French: condition
  • German: Anforderung
  • Greek: απαίτηση
  • Italian: requisito
  • Japanese: 要求
  • Korean: 필요 조건
  • Norwegian: krav
  • Polish: wymóg
  • European Portuguese: requisito
  • Romanian: cerință
  • Russian: требование
  • Spanish: requisito
  • Swedish: krav
  • Thai: ความต้องการ
  • Turkish: gereksinim
  • Ukrainian: вимога
  • Vietnamese: yêu cầu

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