absolutely necessary


absolutely necessary
Absolutely necessary may be used to make the idea of necessity more emphatic. Independently or unconditionally, wholly or positively. Collins v. Hartford Accident & Indemnity Co., 178 Va. 501, 17 S.E.2d 413, 418

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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