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noun as in condition, necessity

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The real difference is that a wholesale—or even partial—relocation of a company’s primary operations is no longer a prerequisite for success.

From Fortune

Because retraining the neural network on another task disrupts those weights, the AI is essentially forced to “forget” its previous knowledge as a prerequisite to learn something new.

Now that expensive hardware and software are no longer prerequisites for innovation, thanks to the rise of cloud computing, startups can play on the same field as, and sometimes even beat, larger competitors.

Diversity in the C-suite is now considered a prerequisite for a company’s viability and long-term success.

From Digiday

Now that you’re done with the prerequisites, it’s time to dive into the strategies.

She refused to participate in political bribery, which is the unspoken prerequisite backbone of this world.

But Fallon has it, that natural affability that is an absolute prerequisite for talk-show hosting success.

The prerequisite is for the parties in Syria to show some basic decency and save their own people.

The prerequisite for this is for the U.S. to postpone current efforts for some kind of political transition among Syrians.

Strong and self-confident middle classes are usually considered to be the most important prerequisite for democracy to work well.

Just as in the practice of medicine an accurate diagnosis is an indispensable prerequisite to correct therapeutics, so also here.

Moral excellence is also an indispensable prerequisite in aiding the development of the theoretical powers.

But in order to be able to realize this perfectly a necessary prerequisite is the improvement of the body.

The intelligent control of voluntary attention is a prerequisite to clear and distinct perception.

This only limits the use of the charm to a certain class, and establishes a prerequisite to its proper efficacy.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prerequisite, such as: essential, expedient, imperative, mandatory, requisite, and called-for.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.