Definition Require

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Definition

to require (sthg): to want, to need, to demand, to request, to ask for (sthg)
verb
This recipe requires five eggs. I only have two eggs, so I can't make it.

to require (someone to do something): to need (someone to do something)
verb
Bruno requires that his employees be on time. He needs them to start at 9am and no later.

required: needed, necessary, obligatory
adjective
Required by law Officially necessary according to the law

Pronunciation examples
UK: I require you to stay close to me at all times.
US: Seatbelts for all passengers are required by law.

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