Definition of 'not necessarily'
Example sentences containing 'not necessarily'
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The findings do not necessarily hold true for human births. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That may not necessarily be a bad thing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This does not necessarily mean that the economy faces storms ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was just not necessarily at a speed at which the audience could fairly be expected to stay awake. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will be true, but not necessarily real. The Sun (2016)This does not necessarily mean that early humans could play Chopin. Smithsonian Mag (2017)That's not necessarily meant as a criticism. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Moreover, they do not necessarily go hand in hand with the best leadership. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it's not necessarily true. The Sun (2016)You are not necessarily going to know much about their characters. The Sun (2013)The very quiet adolescent may not necessarily be weathering this phase better than the highly disruptive one. Know Your Own Mind (1991)What is true today will not necessarily be exactly the same tomorrow. The Sun (2011)Not necessarily love but just how we are all working together. The Sun (2016)This means they do not necessarily speed up the recruitment process. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What goes up does not necessarily come down. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That may not necessarily be the best mode of conversation in your circles. Christianity Today (2000)The same is not necessarily true of our sons and daughters. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Just not necessarily in the world of cars. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This did not necessarily mean they were political enemies. THE HITLER-HESS DECEPTION (2003)We would have to have an international negotiation that might not necessarily go in our favour. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That may not necessarily be a bad thing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But this parenting model does not necessarily hold true. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those who go cruising are not necessarily out of the top drawer. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But conspiracy may not necessarily be the mode whereby the status quo is maintained. Television - policy and culture (1990)An early life of insecure attachments does not necessarily mean a future of unhappiness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are all personal songs, just not necessarily personal to me. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Not necessarily ugly, just a bit out of place. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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