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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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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.
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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.
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A total of 21 states met requirements for Part B, and 27 states and the District of Columbia met requirements for Part C.
After the three companies failed to meet the necessary conditions, Turkish power ship company Karadeniz -- which already operates two power barges in Lebanon -- remains the only company to have met requirements.
degrees of which 102 met requirements at the medical specialties.
Papademos presented an outline of his policies in parliament yesterday, promising faster structural reforms and declaring that Greece has already met requirements to receive the next eight billion euro rescue loan instalment, vital to avoid bankruptcy.
First, none of the technical solutions proposed has met requirements. Also, budget priorities favor the Rafale and multi-mission frigates.
How many times has a customer rejected a product that met requirements based on testing at the manufacturing facility but failed at the customer's location?
A total of 22 states, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republics of the Marshall Islands and Palau met requirements for Part B, while 28 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico met requirements for Part C.
Most states fell into the top two groups; 26 states met requirements for Part B, and 30 states met requirements for Part C.
Most states fell into the top categories; 19 states met requirements for Part B, and 21 states met requirements for Part C.
Most states fell into the top categories; 38 states met requirements for Part B, and 37 states and Puerto Rico met requirements for Part C.
Most states fell into the top two categories; 29 states met requirements for Part B, and 36 states and Puerto Rico met requirements for Part C.
Most states fell into the top two categories; 28 states met requirements for Part B, and 27 states met requirements for Part C.
Most states fell into the top two categories; 30 states met requirements for Part B, and 26 states met requirements for Part C.