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necessitate

Verb

1 require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulates a patient's consent" [syn: ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand] [ant: obviate]
2 cause to be a concomitant

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English

Verb

  1. To require something to be brought about.

Italian

Verb

necessitate
  1. Form of Second-person plural imperative, necessitare#Italian|necessitare
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