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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NECESSITATING

But the weather was still thick, necessitating a sharp look-out.

It was in the ninth inning, necessitating another to decide the matter.

The chancel is out of centre with the nave, necessitating a large hagioscope on N.

Only it had the inconvenience of necessitating the sacrifice of a piece of handkerchief.

In one, the danger is casual; in the other, it is necessitating.

This gun also shelled the wagons as they came into camp, necessitating their halting under cover and coming in later.

Richard's prolonged and quiet scrutiny oppressed her slightly, necessitating change of attitude and place.

Some thing would break on the cars or blow out on the engine every few miles, necessitating a long stop for repairs.

Stop when this point is reached or the edge will become feathery and break off, necessitating regrinding.

The function of these primitive mills is to grind, necessitating a rough contact between the surface of the mano and the metate.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Medieval Latin necessitatus, past participle of necessitare "to render necessary," from Latin necessitas (see necessity). Earlier verb in English was necessen (late 14c.). Related: Necessitated; necessitates; necessitating.

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