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EtymologyEdit

From Latin requīsītus, perfect passive participle of requīrō (I require, seek, ask for), from which English require.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹɪˈkwɪzɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛkwɪzɪt/
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AdjectiveEdit

requisite (comparative more requisite, superlative most requisite)

  1. Essential, required, indispensable.
    Please submit the requisite papers before the end of the financial year.
    • Evelyn
      We [] present our gardeners with a complete cycle of what is requisite to be done throughout every month of the year.

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NounEdit

requisite (plural requisites)

  1. An indispensable item; a requirement.
    • 1861, John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism[1]:
      But this something, what is it, unless the happiness of others, or some of the requisites of happiness?

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ParticipleEdit

requīsīte

  1. vocative masculine singular of requīsītus

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VerbEdit

requisite

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of requisitar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of requisitar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of requisitar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of requisitar