Definition of 'not necessarily'
Example sentences containing 'not necessarily'
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) The Sun (2011) The Sun (2016)
This means they do not necessarily speed up the recruitment process.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Christianity Today (2000) 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) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
That may not necessarily be a bad thing.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Television - policy and culture (1990) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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