(something) is required

When you say that something "is required", it means that people have to do it.

Things that people often say "are required" include:

  • Attendance is required.
  • Registration is required. (You have to register.)
  • Immediate action is required. (You have to act quickly.)
  • Further research is required. (This is often used at the end of academic journal articles to say that someone needs to research a topic more.)
  • A permit is required. (You need a permit, which is an official document that shows you're allowed to do something.)

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