Meaning of REQUIREMENT in English

REQUIREMENT

/ rɪˈkwaɪəmənt; NAmE -ˈkwaɪərm-/ noun ( formal )

1.

(usually requirements ) [ pl. ] something that you need or want :

the basic requirements of life

a software package to meet your requirements

Our immediate requirement is extra staff.

These goods are surplus to requirements (= more than we need) .

2.

something that you must have in order to do sth else :

to meet / fulfil / satisfy the requirements

What is the minimum entrance requirement for this course?

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.