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necessitarianism

noun ne·ces·si·tar·i·an·ism \ni-ˌse-sə-ˈter-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of NECESSITARIANISM

:  the theory that results follow by invariable sequence from causes
ne·ces·si·tar·i·an \-ˈter-ē-ən\ adjective or noun

First Known Use of NECESSITARIANISM

1825

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