pressing+necessity

  • 1 pressing necessity — index emergency, exigency Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Pressing — Press ing, a. Urgent; exacting; importunate; as, a pressing necessity. {Press ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 pressing — adj Pressing, urgent, imperative, crying, importunate, insistent, exigent, instant are comparable when they mean demanding or claiming attention and especially immediate attention. Pressing often implies directly or indirectly the use of pressure …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 Necessity — Ne*ces si*ty, n.; pl. {Necessities}. [OE. necessite, F. n[ e]cessit[ e], L. necessitas, fr. necesse. See {Necessary}.] 1. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; inevitableness; indispensableness. [1913… …

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  • 5 necessity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. need (see necessity); compulsion; poverty. II What must happen Nouns 1. necessity, necessitation, obligation, compulsion, subjection; needfulness, essentiality, indispensability; dire or cruel… …

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  • 6 Necessity in Canadian law — For a general discussion of the necessity defense, see necessity defense. Canadian criminal law allows for a common law defence of necessity. The leading case for the defence is Perka v. The Queen [1984] 2 S.C.R. 232 in which Dickson J. described …

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  • 7 necessity — noun /nɪˈsɛsəti/ a) The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; inevitableness; indispensableness. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. b) The condition of… …

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  • 8 necessity — n. 1. Unavoidableness, inevitableness. 2. Compulsion, fatality, fate, destiny, irresistible force, overruling power. 3. Indispensableness, indispensability, need. 4. Need, needfulness, urgency, exigency, pressing want. 5. Requirement, requisite,… …

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  • 9 Of necessity — Necessity Ne*ces si*ty, n.; pl. {Necessities}. [OE. necessite, F. n[ e]cessit[ e], L. necessitas, fr. necesse. See {Necessary}.] 1. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; inevitableness; indispensableness.… …

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  • 10 public necessity and convenience — Need for the services of a carrier to operate upon the highway sufficient to justify the public authority in granting franchise, license, or permission for operation. 13 Am J2d Car § 82. Ground for the improvement of a highway, existing in use by …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 11 work of necessity — Work coming within an exception to a Sunday observance law as required under an emergency which will not reasonably admit of delay or in satisfaction of a need so pressing in its nature as to rescue the act performed from the imputation of a… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 12 Pressingly — Pressing Press ing, a. Urgent; exacting; importunate; as, a pressing necessity. {Press ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 emergency — emer·gen·cy n pl cies 1: an unforeseen combination of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate action 2: an urgent need for assistance or relief a state of emergency Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 14 Montagu Burgoyne — (19 July 1750  – 6 March 1836) was a politician of Essex.[1] Burgoyne was a younger son of Sir Roger Burgoyne, 6th Baronet (1710  – 1780) of Burgoyne of Sutton, Bedfordshire. He was a member of Trinity Hall, Cambridge where he gained… …

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  • 15 exigence — /egzajsns/ or exigency /egzajsnsiy/agziV. Demand, want, need, imperativeness. Something arising suddenly out of the current state of events; any event or occasional combination of circumstances, calling for immediate action or remedy; a pressing… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 exigence — /egzajsns/ or exigency /egzajsnsiy/agziV. Demand, want, need, imperativeness. Something arising suddenly out of the current state of events; any event or occasional combination of circumstances, calling for immediate action or remedy; a pressing… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 Migration — • The movement of populations from place to place Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Migration     Migration     † …

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  • 18 exigency — ex·i·gen·cy / ek sə jən sē, ik si jən sē/ n pl cies 1: that which is required in a particular situation usu. used in pl. 2 a: the quality or state of being exigent b: a state of affairs that makes urgent demands Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of… …

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  • 19 Emergencies — Emergency E*mer gen*cy, n.; pl. {Emergencies}. [See {Emergence}.] 1. Sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence; a sudden occasion. [1913 Webster] Most our rarities have been found out by casual emergency. Glanvill. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Emergency — E*mer gen*cy, n.; pl. {Emergencies}. [See {Emergence}.] 1. Sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence; a sudden occasion. [1913 Webster] Most our rarities have been found out by casual emergency. Glanvill. [1913 Webster] 2. An… …

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