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English definition of “entail”

entail

verb [T]     /ɪnˈteɪl/ formal
to make something necessary, or to involve something: Such a large investment inevitably entails some risk. [+ -ing verb] Repairing the roof will entail spending a lot of money.Being based on or depending on something
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