necessitate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"necessitate" in British English

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necessitateverb [T]

uk   us   /nəˈses.ɪ.teɪt/ formal
to ​cause something to be ​needed, or to make something ​necessary: Reduction in ​governmentspending will necessitate ​furthercuts in ​publicservices. [+ -ing verb] An ​importantmeeting necessitates my being in Boston on ​Friday.
(Definition of necessitate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"necessitate" in American English

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necessitateverb [T]

 us   /nəˈses·ɪˌteɪt/
to make something ​necessary: An ​importantmeeting necessitates my being in Houston on ​Friday.
(Definition of necessitate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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