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need-to-know

[′nēd tə ′nō]
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A criterion used in security procedures in the United States that requires a person requesting classified information to establish the need to know such information in terms of the pertinent mission.
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I was under the impression that as we grow older we forget things easily, so when extra-chatty friends filled my ears with the minute details of how exactly this person or that had fallen and broken a hip or how someone's daughter's husband's brother/sister (or some such convoluted relationship that really did not need to be elaborated upon) had made their way across the globe despite family opposition or with family support, I listened with half an ear and was pretty sure that before I said my farewells to my friend, I would have forgotten all those many things I really did not need to know.
You need to know when you should expect to leave the hold, in case of communications failure, then expect further clearance time.
People also need to know who voted for this deal and who declared an interest.
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You don't need to know much about cloth production to know that a flying shuttle goes nowhere near a spinning machine unless it breaks free of the loom it operates in and flies into the next shed of the mill.
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IN order to estimate what the prices should be in minor markets - first corner or card, team with most corners or cards, and so on - we need to know two things.

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