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meet (one's)/the requirements

To completely fulfil or satisfy the conditions required for something. Unfortunately, you did not meet the requirements we laid out for you, so your application was rejected. We only use ingredients that meet our very strict requirements for quality and renewability.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

meet the requirements (for something)

to fulfill the requirements for something. Sally was unable to meet the requirements for the job. Jane met the requirements and was told to report to work the next day.
See also: meet, requirement
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

meet the requirements

Satisfy the conditions, as in This grade of lumber does not meet our requirements, or Lynn did not meet the requirements for this position. This expression uses meet in the sense of "satisfy," a usage dating from the early 1800s. Also see measure up, def. 2.
See also: meet, requirement
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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It shreds paper to 1-mm X 5-mm particles, meeting requirements set forth in the NSA/CSS 02-01 for paper destruction.
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The bankrupt airline has already drawn USD300m of the total sum and the remaining USD200m can now be used, subject to conditions that include US Airways meeting requirements for a federal loan guarantee.
Without such training the Brunswick House company would have encountered difficulties in meeting requirements such as WHMIS certification and logging guidelines, Neshawabin says.
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