necessity Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “necessity” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "necessity" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

necessitynoun

uk   /nəˈses.ə.ti/ us   /nəˈses.ə.t̬i/
C1 [U] the need for something: You can come early if you want to, but there's no necessity for it. [+ to infinitive] Is there any necessity to reply to her letter? The report stresses the necessity of eating plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. With a personal fortune of sixty million dollars, she certainly doesn't work out of necessity (= because she needs to). We'll employ extra staff to help out as and when the necessity arises (= when we need to).
C1 [C] something that you need, especially in order to live: We brought only the bare necessities with us. He regarded music as one of life's necessities.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

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

Significado de "necessity" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

necessitynoun [C/U]

us   /nəˈses·ɪ·t̬i/
the need for something, or something that is needed: [U] Don’t you understand the necessity of eating a balanced diet? [U] She was forced to take the job out of necessity. [C] In my work, a computer is a necessity.
(Definition of necessity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de necessity
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Aprende más 

Palabra del día

ultraviolet

Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

Palabra del día

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Aprende más