necessarily Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “necessarily” in the English Dictionary

"necessarily" in British English

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uk   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 ​lowquality. 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 ​expectedresult: Money doesn’t necessarily ​buyhappiness. "These ​cheapglasses will ​breakeasily." "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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