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English definition of “necessity”


noun [C/U]    /nəˈses·ɪ·t̬i/
the need for something, or something that is needed : [U] Don’t you understand the necessity of eating a balanced diet ? [U] She was forced to take the job out of necessity. [C] In my work , a computer is a necessity.
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