necessity knows no law definition, necessity knows no law meaning | English dictionary




      n   pl   , -ties  
1    sometimes pl   something needed for a desired result; prerequisite  
necessities of life     
2    a condition or set of circumstances, such as physical laws or social rules, that inevitably requires a certain result  
it is a matter of necessity to wear formal clothes when meeting the Queen     
3    the state or quality of being obligatory or unavoidable  
4    urgent requirement, as in an emergency or misfortune  
in time of necessity we must all work together     
5    poverty or want  
6    Rare   compulsion through laws of nature; fate  
7      (Philosophy)  
a    a condition, principle, or conclusion that cannot be otherwise  
b    the constraining force of physical determinants on all aspects of life  
   Compare       freedom       8  
8      (Logic)  
a    the property of being necessary  
b    a statement asserting that some property is essential or statement is necessarily true  
c    the operator that indicates that the expression it modifies is true in all possible worlds.,   (Usual symbol)    <necess110001, <necess2>
9    of necessity   inevitably; necessarily  
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expression used to point out that one has to struggle or suffer to achieve his goal
Jason: Damn it! I can't take it anymore. This exercise is killing me! Ray: Yeah but it’ll help you lose weight. Don't you know? No pain, no gain!
serving no purpose
not an easy task
(about a product or service) meant to meet the customers' basic requirements; with no add-ons, including only the basic features
E.g: It's a no frills hotel, but very clean and with friendly staff.
no activitiy
Economy term
non, pas encore
¡no toques eso!
phrase meant to emphasize the speaker's self-assurance
syn.: you can bet on it; trust me; you can count on it; I'm telling you...
basic, standard, with no special features
acronyme de "there is no alternative"
phrase chère jadis à Mme THATCHER reprise au G20 de novembre 2011 contre le Premier ministre grec et son référendum
neighborhood considered dangerous, where it's not recommended to go, especially as an outsider
maximum; no more (or later) than; at the most
E.g.: You have to be back at 11 o'clock tops; The show lasted one hour tops
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
law of evolution, only the fittest survive, the ones that can adapt
UNO, United Nations, UN. abbr. The United Nations is an international organization whose stated aims include promoting and facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, ...
little or no possibility of something to happen
Bookish knowledge; knowledge obtained through hearsay, has no sound basis
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
when a shop is boarded up, it means it is no longer in business and that wooden planks have been nailed over its windows.
one in seven shops in the UK are boarded up
a technology item that a young person no longer uses and hands over to an older person, after having purchased a last generation product
someone who shows no support or enthusiasm about an idea/proposal/situation
participant-driven meeting with no predefined agenda as opposed to high-price, top-down and formal conferences
parent whose children no longer live in the family home
Unique user’s identity on internet is simply is user life in cyberspace while if user leave no record or trace of his virtual life is virtual death.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
originating from horse racing where "all bets are off" indicated that bets already made were null due to various unpredicted factors
Total loss of reaction to the light of Pupillas , It means thar Brain is no more reactive. It means Cardiac Arrest, Cereabral Death or f the subject is conscient action of a Mydriatic Drug.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is


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