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1. prerequisite

noun. ['priːˈrɛkwəzət'] something that is required in advance.

Synonyms

  • essential condition
  • responsibility
  • duty
  • requirement
  • academic requirement
  • precondition
  • obligation

Antonyms

  • untrustiness
  • responsible
  • untrustworthiness
  • irresponsibleness

Etymology

  • pre- (English)
  • requisite (English)
  • requisitus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Prerequisite

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  • opposite
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Example sentences of the word prerequisite


1. Noun, singular or mass
A top sheet is more a matter of preference than a prerequisite.

2. Adjective
Glycolysis is a prerequisite step both for cellular respiration and fermentation.

Quotes containing the word prerequisite


1. The first two lessons, which we learned early in our efforts to be good member missionaries, have made sharing the Gospel much easier: We simply can't predict who will or won't be interested in the Gospel, and building a friendship is not a prerequisite to inviting people to learn about the Gospel.
- Clayton Christensen

2. The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term, is the indispensable prerequisite for success.
- Brian Tracy

3. As we come to grips with our own selfishness and stupidity, we make friends with the impostor and accept that we are impoverished and broken and realize that, if we were not, we would be God. The art of gentleness toward ourselves leads to being gentle with others -- and is a natural prerequisite for our presence to God in prayer.
- Brennan Manning, Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging

2. prerequisite

adjective. ['priːˈrɛkwəzət'] required as a prior condition or course of study.

Antonyms

  • unreliableness

Etymology

  • pre- (English)
  • requisite (English)
  • requisitus (Latin)
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