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PREREQUISITE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prerequisite mean? 

PREREQUISITE (noun)
  The noun PREREQUISITE has 1 sense:

1. something that is required in advance

  Familiarity information: PREREQUISITE used as a noun is very rare.


PREREQUISITE (adjective)
  The adjective PREREQUISITE has 1 sense:

1. required as a prior condition or course of study

  Familiarity information: PREREQUISITE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PREREQUISITE (noun)


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Meaning:

Something that is required in advance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

prerequisite; requirement

Context example:

Latin was a prerequisite for admission

Hypernyms ("prerequisite" is a kind of...):

duty; obligation; responsibility (the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "prerequisite"):

precondition (a condition that is a prerequisite)

academic requirement (a requirement for admission to or completion of an academic program)

essential condition; sine qua non (a prerequisite)


PREREQUISITE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Required as a prior condition or course of study

Similar:

obligatory (morally or legally constraining or binding)


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