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necessity

1. Philosophy
a. a condition, principle, or conclusion that cannot be otherwise
b. the constraining force of physical determinants on all aspects of life
2. 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.
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When we fear that a genetically modified organism will poison us, that our health care will vanish, that a war will break out, that a shooter will target our football game, that immigrants will take our jobs, or that our children will overdose, the realm of necessity looms.
The common-law rule of an implied grant of a way of necessity is hereby recognized, specifically adopted, and clarified.
j) Implementation and leave the sheet piling between the road A-B and the access road to the square, between the lagoon sludge 2 and shelter technology - in line with the Protocol of Necessity for additional work from 22.
The changes in the relative consumption shares of necessities and luxuries before and after the recession were reinforced by the disparate growth rates of income in different age groups, as well as stronger rates of growth in the prices of necessity goods relative to luxuries.
In their introduction, the authors consider that the concept of necessity "is often the key element that drives the outcome of the analysis", whether it be with respect to individual self-defence under national criminal law, national self-defence under international law or killing during armed conflict (p 1).
The study's findings suggest a strong case for more tailored national entrepreneurship policies in the Arab region which reflect the mix of necessity versus opportunity-driven entrepreneurs operating in particular countries.
4) Aristotle suggests a same formulation of deduction, despite the slightly different wording: "a deduction is an account in which, some things being supposed, something other than that which is assumed results of necessity [ex anagkes sumbanei] in virtue of these being so.
the Argentine Republic (2), according to which the customary rule of necessity embodied in Article 25 of the International Law Commission's Articles on State Responsibility for Internationally Wrongful Acts (Articles of State Responsibility) cannot be used, as several arbitration tribunals thought, to determine the requirements for the successful invocation of the necessity clause of the United States-Argentina bilateral investment treaty in its Article XI.
At the same time, allowing the legislature to bypass the three-day rule through the message of necessity enables the state government to respond quickly when extraordinary circumstances justify a waiver of the required public airing of legislation before final passage.
The concept of necessity is defined with the concepts of truth, law and entailment, so my attempt is reductive.
Over the years, the doctrine of necessity has moved beyond the municipal realm, and now plays an integral role in the law of nations.
The Washington Constitution allows for private property to be taken to create private ways of necessity and does not require the need for a way of necessity to be absolute.