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EXACT MATCHES IN ENGLISH—IRISH DICTIONARY
necessity, s. 1 Riachtanas m, m. Dire necessity compels me to do it, an deargriachtanas a thugann orm a dhéanamh; níl aon dul as agam ach a dhéanamh. By, out of, necessity, de dhroim riachtanais; d'éigean. This will not of necessity be the last, ní gá gurb é seo an ceann deiridh. I am under the necessity of doing so, tá orm, is éigean dom, sin a dhéanamh. It was a case of absolute necessity, ní raibh dul taobh anonn de. Necessity is the mother of invention, múineann gá seift. The necessity for sth., an gá atá le rud. In case of necessity, nuair is gá, in am riachtanais. There is no necessity for you to come, níl fiacha ar bith ort, ní gá dhuit, teacht. 2 =NECESSARY 2 (a). 3 Anás m, angar m, dealús m. To be in necessity, bheith ar an ngannchuid; bheith in airc.
PHRASES IN ENGLISH—IRISH DICTIONARY
Dire necessity, géarghá m, fíor-riachtanas m.
He laid emphasis on the necessity for . . ., luigh sé go trom ar a riachtanaí a bhí . . .
Grim necessity compelled him to . .., an dianghátar faoi deara dó . . .; an lomangar a thug air ...
Imperious necessity, riachtanas nach bhfulaingíonn moill.
Of necessity, d'éigean.
Peremptory necessity, deargriachtanas m.
Under the pressure of necessity, le teann riachtanais.
Prime necessity, bunriachtanas m.
The spur of necessity, éileamh an riachtanais.
He is under the necessity of doing it, is éigean dó a dhéanamh; tá air a dhéanamh.
To make a virtue of necessity, áil a dhéanamh den éigean.
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