when the need arises

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Definition of when the need arises

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

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“When the need arises.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/when%20the%20need%20arises. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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