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necessaries

/ (ˈnɛsɪsərɪz) /
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pl n

(sometimes singular) what is needed; essential itemsthe necessaries of life
law food, clothing, etc, essential for the maintenance of a dependant in the condition of life to which he or she is accustomed

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