Definition of 'necessary'
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Is it absolutely necessary for populist politicians to have absurd hair? Times, Sunday Times (2016)What further steps may be necessary will depend on the miners. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first thing to do is to think hard about whether it is really necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some of the necessary steps towards true excellence will be straightforward. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Total prohibition cannot be enforced successfully unless there is a general conviction that such a step is really necessary for victory. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In adulthood, it should recover and treatment may be necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They insisted that the cull was necessary to stop them from destroying large trees and blocking rivers in a habitat with no natural predators. Times, Sunday Times (2016)MPs said that it was better for the regulator to examine and if necessary reject such deals head-on rather than take enforcement action afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She couldn't bear the thought of her house being sold so we mapped out a plan for when and if a care home becomes necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Beyond implementing the new framework, further regulation may not be necessary, she added. Computing (2010)Those who have rheumatoid arthritis may find it necessary to have regular eye examinations. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)The outlook for people with this problem is not good and drug treatment is almost always necessary. BMA Family Doctor Guide - Heart Disease (1989)You have to counteract and take the necessary steps to stop them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We have to take steps necessary to restore trust. The Sun (2009)Resist turning on the heating in the day unless it is absolutely necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is becoming increasingly necessary as cars become larger and wider. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Please let us have the law enforced where necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They are necessary conditions of his existence. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)Some might ask whether dramatic changes in how we do things are really necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These may be the necessary niceties of realistic diplomacy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Special efforts to find waste are therefore always necessary. MANAGING FOR RESULTS (1986)These are necessary to stop his body from rejecting the new marrow. The Sun (2010)The courts will take the necessary steps. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was absolutely necessary to have our principal pieces tied to the club. The Sun (2012)The changes that now become necessary are drastic. POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)Fiscal conservatism is therefore a necessary condition of a prudent government. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Such a law will be necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To carry out such an objective investigation, it was necessary first to examine the relations of production. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990)It is necessary to examine the ideological argument, therefore, a little more closely. Victimology - the victim and the criminal justice process (1989)
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Translations for 'necessary'
British English: necessary /ˈnɛsɪsərɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is necessary is needed to get a particular result or effect.
We will do whatever is necessary.
- American English: necessary
- Arabic: ضَرُورِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: necessário
- Chinese: 必要的
- Croatian: potreban
- Czech: nezbytný
- Danish: nødvendig
- Dutch: nodig
- European Spanish: necesario
- Finnish: välttämätön
- French: nécessaire
- German: notwendig
- Greek: απαραίτητος
- Italian: necessario
- Japanese: 必要な
- Korean: 필요한
- Norwegian: nødvendig
- Polish: konieczny
- European Portuguese: necessário
- Romanian: necesar
- Russian: обязательный
- Spanish: necesario
- Swedish: nödvändig
- Thai: จำเป็น
- Turkish: gerekli
- Ukrainian: необхідний
- Vietnamese: cần thiết
Definition of necessary from the Collins English Dictionary
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