necessity is the mother of invention

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Definition of necessity is the mother of invention

used to say that new ways to do things are found or created when there is a strong and special need for them

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“Necessity is the mother of invention.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/necessity%20is%20the%20mother%20of%20invention. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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