pre-requisite vs post-requisite

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Dear all,

Since there is a word call pre-requisite, is there a word call post-requisite as well? I want to have a topic/heading to state all activities that required to conduct before/after data is migrated to a new platform, so do you think is correct and appropriate to have headings like these??

1.Pre-Requisite for Data Migration
2.Post-Requisite for Data Migration

Thank you very much.
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Neither dictionary.com nor onelook.com have post-requisite. How about post-migration requirements? ;-)
 

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A pre-requisite is something you have to do before you can do something else. A post-requisite would, I suppose, be the opposite--something you have to do after you do something else. (Obviously, there hasn't been much need for such a word.) Perhaps Tdol's suggestion will fit your requirements.

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kltakky said:
Dear all,

Since there is a word call pre-requisite, is there a word call post-requisite as well? I want to have a topic/heading to state all activities that required to conduct before/after data is migrated to a new platform, so do you think is correct and appropriate to have headings like these??

1.Pre-Requisite for Data Migration
2.Post-Requisite for Data Migration

Thank you very much.
:lol: :lol:

Postrequisite has been used and would likely be understood, but I would probably try for an alternative. Here is one use from Harvard University web site. That is pretty high up there. :wink:

Policies and Procedures: Ph.D. Program
... In addition, students are advised and expected to take pre-requisite (preparatory) or post-requisite (supplementary) courses according to their individual ...
 
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Thank you tdol, ronbee & Mike for the advises and tips!!!! :lol: :lol:
 

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kltakky said:
Thank you tdol, ronbee & Mike for the advises and tips!!!! :lol: :lol:

That should be "advice". It is almost always uncountable.

You're very welcome.
 
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