Prerequisite Definition

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prerequisites
adjective
Required beforehand, esp. as a necessary condition for something following.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
optionalvoluntaryunnecessarynon-essential
noun
prerequisites
Something prerequisite.
Webster's New World
The definition of a prerequisite is something that must happen first, or that is a condition of something else occurring.
An example of a prerequisite is the requirement that you have money before you can buy something.
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In education, a course or topic that must be completed before another course or topic can be started. May be colloquially referred to as a prereq.

Algebra is typically a prerequisite for physics.
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Antonyms:
non-essentialoptionextra

Other Word Forms of Prerequisite

Noun

Singular:
prerequisite
Plural:
prerequisites

Origin of Prerequisite

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