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necessary

1. Logic
a. (of a statement, formula, etc.) true under all interpretations or in all possible circumstances
b. (of a proposition) determined to be true by its meaning, so that its denial would be self-contradictory
c. (of a property) essential, so that without it its subject would not be the entity it is
d. (of an inference) always yielding a true conclusion when its premises are true; valid
e. (of a condition) entailed by the truth of some statement or the obtaining of some state of affairs
2. Philosophy (in a nonlogical sense) expressing a law of nature, so that if it is in this sense necessary that all As are B, even although it is not contradictory to conceive of an A which is not B, we are licensed to infer that if something were an A it would have to be B
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The unnecessary checkposts be removed and the officials should treat the people politely,' said Mohammad Riaz, a local elder and political leader who was participating in Khwazakhela gathering.
Jordan Houlston, 24, of Alexandra Road, Llandudno, was convicted by a district judge at the town's court of ill-treating a badger, and unnecessary suffering by causing a badger to fight with dogs at Cwm Bowydd Farm, Blaenau Ffestiniog, last February.
Jordan Houlston, 24, of Alexandra Road, Llandudno, an alleged hunt terrier man, was convicted by a district judge at the town's court of ill-treating a badger, and unnecessary suffering by causing a badger to fight with dogs at Cwm Bowydd Farm, Blaenau Ffestiniog, last February.
Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid, who piloted the bill in the House, said thousands of cases were pending before the courts and unnecessary adjournments further led to piling of more cases.
Approximately 45% of RNs that participated in the survey responded that unnecessary nursing care was a somewhat serious problem, while 52% felt a great deal of responsibility to ensure their patients avoided unnecessary care.
This begs the following questions: 1 If the traffic lights are unnecessary why were they installed in the first place?
The call comes from Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, who is launching a Your Freedom website at which people will be able to propose ways to get rid of pointless regulation and unnecessary bureaucracy and reduce state intrusion into everyday life.
The two significant predictors of unnecessary prescribing were multiple physicians who wrote prescriptions and prescriptions for nine or more medications.
Madison thought the Bill of Rights unnecessary because the Constitution had not granted government the powers the Bill of Rights would protect against.
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In court documents, Searby wrote that the case is connected to Russian- Armenian organized crime that gutted Medicare of more than $20 million using a network of clinics, paid kickbacks to marketers for patient referrals and billed Medicare for tests that were unnecessary or went undelivered.
He had denied causing unnecessary suffering to cross-breed Spot, failing to provide veterinary treatment, and permitting unnecessary suffering by failing to exercise reasonable care and supervision.