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  • 1 indispensable thing — index necessary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 indispensable — [in΄di spen′sə bəl] adj. 1. that cannot be dispensed with or neglected 2. absolutely necessary or required n. an indispensable person or thing SYN. ESSENTIAL indispensability n. indispensably adv …

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  • 3 indispensable — indispensability, indispensableness, n. indispensably, adv. /in di spen seuh beuhl/, adj. 1. absolutely necessary, essential, or requisite: an indispensable member of the staff. 2. incapable of being disregarded or neglected: an indispensable… …

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  • 4 indispensable — 1. adjective /ɪndɪˈspɛnsəbəl/ a) Of rules, duties etc: unbendable, that cannot be set aside or ignored. The law was moral and indispensable. Bp. Burnet b) Absolutely necessary or requisite; that one cannot do without. An indispensable component… …

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  • 5 indispensable — in•dis•pen•sa•ble [[t]ˌɪn dɪˈspɛn sə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) absolutely necessary or essential 2) incapable of being disregarded or neglected 3) a person or thing that is indispensable • Etymology: 1525–35; < ML in dis•pen sa•bil′i•ty, n. in… …

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  • 6 necessary — I (inescapable) adjective avoidless, certain, choiceless, compelling, constraining, decided, decreed, designated, destined, expected, fated, fateful, fixed, foreordained, imminent, impending, ineluctable, includible, inevitable, inexorable,… …

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  • 7 sine qua non — [L.] Necessity, necessary, requisite, essential, indispensable thing, indispensable condition …

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  • 8 necessary — I. a. 1. Inevitable, unavoidable, that must be. 2. Requisite, essential, indispensable, needful, that cannot be spared. 3. Involuntary. II. n. 1. Requisite, requirement, necessity, essential, indispensable thing, sine qua non. 2. Privy, jakes,… …

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  • 9 necessity — ► NOUN (pl. necessities) 1) the state or fact of being required or indispensable. 2) an indispensable thing. 3) a situation enforcing a particular course: created more by necessity than design. ● necessity is the mother of invention Cf.… …

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  • 10 Counter-insurgency — Police question a civilian during the Malayan Emergency. Counter insurgency involves action from both military and police authorities …

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  • 11 Bahá'í Faith and Native Americans — The Bahá í Faith and Native Americans has a history reaching back to the lifetime of Abdu l Bahá and has multiplied its relationships across the Americas. Individuals have joined the religion and institutions have been founded to serve native… …

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  • 12 necessity — [nɪ sɛsɪti] noun (plural necessities) 1》 the state or fact of being necessary. 2》 an indispensable thing. Origin ME: from OFr. necessite, from L. necessitas, from necesse be needful …

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  • 13 necessity — n. 1. Unavoidableness, inevitableness. 2. Compulsion, fatality, fate, destiny, irresistible force, overruling power. 3. Indispensableness, indispensability, need. 4. Need, needfulness, urgency, exigency, pressing want. 5. Requirement, requisite,… …

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  • 14 sine qua non — [sī′nē kwā nän′, sin′ā kwä nōn′] n. [L, without which not] an essential condition, qualification, etc.; indispensable thing; absolute prerequisite …

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  • 15 needful — needful, necessary, requisite, indispensable, essential are comparable when meaning urgently required. Needful carries the weakest suggestion of urgency, but it applies to something that is required to supply a want or to fulfill a need {forts,… …

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  • 16 Kant: Critique of Judgement — Patrick Gardiner Kant’s third Critique, the Critique of Judgement, was published in 1790 and was intended as he himself put it to bring his “entire critical undertaking to a close.” So conceived, it was certainly in part designed to build upon… …

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  • 17 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 18 Laborem Exercens — was an encyclical written by Pope John Paul II in 1981, on human work. It is part of a larger body of writings known as Catholic social teaching, that trace their origin to Rerum Novarum which was issued by Pope Leo XIII in 1891.External links*… …

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  • 19 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 20 essential — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. substantial, material, constitutional, fundamental, elementary, absolute; necessary, needful, requisite, cardinal, indispensable, vital; inherent, intrinsic, basic. See necessity, part, importance.… …

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