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"necessarily" in British English

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necessarilyadverb

uk   /ˈnes.ə.ser.ɪl.i/  us   /ˈnes.ə.ser.ɪl.i/
B2 used in negatives to mean "in every case" or "therefore": The fact that something is cheap doesn't necessarily mean it's of low quality. You can love someone without necessarily wanting to marry them. That's not necessarily true.

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(Definition of necessarily from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"necessarily" in American English

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necessarilyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˌnes·əˈseər·ə·li, ̠-ˈser-/
(esp. in negatives) in all cases; as an expected result: Money doesn’t necessarily buy happiness. "These cheap glasses will break easily." "Not necessarily."
(Definition of necessarily from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “necessarily”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于否定句)不可避免地,必然地…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於否定句)不可避免地,必然地…
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