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English definition of “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 spend ing a lot of money .Being based on or depending on something
(Definition of entail verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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