as the need arises

idiom

: when it is necessary to do so
Jobs will be created as the need arises.

Examples of as the need arises in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The academies are scheduled as the need arises, Kanipe said. Jeannie Roberts, Arkansas Online, 6 Dec. 2021 Akin to adding a mixologist skill to Amazon Alexa, employees who work day to day with documents and processes can add new documents skills to fill an immediate need to automate, capture and connect data to their processes as the need arises. Anthony MacCiola, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021

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“As the need arises.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/as%20the%20need%20arises. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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