necessity of life

noun phrase

Definition of necessity of life

: a thing that a person must have in order to survive Many families cannot even afford the basic/bare necessities of life.

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“Necessity of life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/necessity%20of%20life. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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