not necessarily

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Definition of not necessarily

: possibly but not certainly used to say that something is not definitely trueSeats in the front row are not necessarily the best."We're going to lose this game." "Not necessarily."

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“Not necessarily.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20necessarily. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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