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English definition of “necessitate”


verb [T]     /nəˈses.ɪ.teɪt/ formal
to cause something to be needed, or to make something necessary: Reduction in government spending will necessitate further cuts in public services. [+ -ing verb] An important meeting necessitates my being in London on Friday.Essential or necessary
(Definition of necessitate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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