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noun     need pronunciation in American English
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  1. [singular/uncountable] a situation in which it is necessary for something to be done

    The bank will lend us more money, should the need arise.

    need for:

    The government recognizes the need for immediate action.

    There isn’t much need for further research.

    a need to do something:

    We feel there is a need to improve internal communications.

    1. a.
      [countable] [usually plural] something that you need in order to be healthy, comfortable, successful, etc.
      someone’s needs:

      People with mental health problems have special needs.

      meet a need (=provide what is needed):

      We want this school to meet the needs of all our children.


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