Definition of necessarily adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

necessarily

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//ˌnɛsəˈsɛrəli//
 
 
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  •  used to say that something cannot be avoided The number of places available is necessarily limited.
  • Idioms
    not necessarily
     
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    used to say that something is possibly true but not definitely or always true The more expensive articles are not necessarily better. Biggest doesn't necessarily mean best. “We're going to lose.” “Not necessarily.”
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: necessarily