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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(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.
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
no activitiy
Economy term
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...
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
little or no possibility of something to happen
basic, standard, with no special features
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, ...
state securities laws
تطبيق القوانين
droit et justice corrigent le vice
de savoir vient avoir
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless
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