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necessity

US [nəˈsesəti]
UK [nə'sesəti]
  • n.必然性;必要;需要;必需品
  • Web必要性;紧急避险
Plural Form:necessities  
Necessity
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n.
1.
[u]
必然;必要;需要the fact that sth must happen or be done; the need for sth
We recognize the necessity for a written agreement.
我们认为有必要签订一份书面协议。
We were discussing the necessity of employing more staff.
我们在讨论是否需要雇用更多员工。
There had never been any necessity for her to go out to work.
她从来就没有出去工作的必要。
This is, of necessity , a brief and incomplete account.
这必然是一个简略的、不完全的描述。
2.
[c]
必需的事物;必需品a thing that you must have and cannot manage without
Many people cannot even afford basic necessities such as food and clothing.
许多人甚至买不起食物和衣服之类的基本必需品。
Air-conditioning is an absolute necessity in this climate.
这样的气候绝对需要有空调。
3.
[c][ususing]
必然性;不可避免的情况a situation that must happen and that cannot be avoided
Living in London, he felt, was an unfortunate necessity.
他觉得在伦敦生活是迫于无奈。

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