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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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Some observers have expressed concern about the competitive edge that might be gained by a bank having its capital requirement lowered by more than that of another Basel II bank.
Since industry leaders and voluntary standards representatives are still working to revise the ASTM standard, it seems reasonable that the additional requirements may become part of the standard.
In addition, the contemporaneous documentation requirement should be satisfied if the documentation exists (or is brought into existence) by the latest tax return due date of the parties to the controlled transaction.
The team assesses a component regarding its geometry, material requirements and overall application.
Other new statutory requirements enable eligible individuals to exercise informed choice in the selection of their employment goal, services, service providers, and the methods used to procure their services.
If an owner or operator has shut down its UST, either temporarily or permanently, or desires to shut it down before the end of the year, such closure must comply with the requirements set forth in the federal regulations.
For example, judges quickly grasp the relationship between a sound lower back and the performance of heavy manual labor(12) or between a requirement of either 2 years of truckdriving experience or completion of truck-driving school for persons who drive large trucks as part of their job.
While some may joke that an RDC designation acts as a "get-out-of-jail-free card," in actuality RDC is more of an "acquisition permission slip" that assists the RDC manager in expediting decisions within the requirements, planning, programming, budgeting, and execution (PPBE), and acquisition management communities.
368-1(e)(2)(ii)(B), any modification of an otherwise binding contract that relates to the amount or type of consideration to be paid to the target shareholders will generally establish a new binding contract date and a new date for measuring COI, unless: (1) the sole effect of the modification is to increase the shares of acquirer stock to be used as consideration in the transaction; and (2) absent the modification, the COI requirement would have been met had the transaction closed on the modification date.
It also made substantial equivalency available for all professional staff at firms that comply with the act's enforcement requirements.
The European Union has taken steps to eliminate collateral requirements and create a system of regulation equivalence across the 25 countries of the Union.
Government Accountability Office (GAO), Global Health: Spending Requirement Presents Challenges for Allocating Prevention Funding Under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, Washington, DC: GAO, 2006.
In taking this action, California becomes one of 23 states that already have adopted a registration requirement for out-of-state CPAs providing services to their residents.
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