of necessity
phrasal in such a way that it cannot be otherwise; also as a necessary consequence <
further changes will occur of necessity
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Of necessity — Necessity Ne*ces si*ty, n.; pl. {Necessities}. [OE. necessite, F. n[ e]cessit[ e], L. necessitas, fr. necesse. See {Necessary}.] 1. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; inevitableness; indispensableness.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • of necessity — index compelling, consequently Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • of necessity — adverb in such a manner as could not be otherwise (Freq. 1) it is necessarily so we must needs by objective • Syn: ↑inevitably, ↑necessarily, ↑needs • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • of necessity — the renovations will, of necessity, require a more aggressive fund raising campaign Syn: necessarily, inevitably, unavoidably, inescapably, ineluctably; as a matter of course, naturally, automatically, certainly, surely, definitely,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • of necessity — {adv. phr.} Because there is no other way; because it must be; necessarily. * /Being a professional actor of necessity means working nights and Sundays./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • of necessity — {adv. phr.} Because there is no other way; because it must be; necessarily. * /Being a professional actor of necessity means working nights and Sundays./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • of\ necessity — adv. phr. Because there is no other way; because it must be; necessarily. Being a professional actor of necessity means working nights and Sundays …   Словарь американских идиом

  • of necessity — formal used for saying that something must be done, designed etc in the way that it is and cannot be different Their buying decisions are of necessity motivated by practical considerations …   English dictionary

  • of necessity — required, indispensable, essential …   English contemporary dictionary

  • of necessity — idi inevitably; unavoidably; necessarily …   From formal English to slang

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