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the necessity for a strong diplomatic effort
doubts about the necessity of the war
Women increasingly went out to work, usually out of economic necessity.
We both recognize the necessity to get this right.
A car is a necessity in this town.
They lacked even the bare necessities of life.
basic necessities like milk and bread
This is the American English definition of necessity. View British English definition of necessity.
a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve