Necessities of Life

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Necessities of Life

Things one requires to avoid death. Examples include food, sleep, shelter and clothing. Most necessities of life require money to purchase them. Jobs, investments and even insurance can be utilized to pay for the necessities of life. See also: Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Activities of daily living.
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As a segment of the general business population, we have failed to educate those around us about the necessity of life insurance--about how a family needs a safety net to survive should the main breadwinner pass.
Wellington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new survey has found that men are more likely to consider technology as a necessity of life in comparison to women.
STAFF at the health club of Liverpool city centre's Marriott Hotel are trying to convince people that fitnessand exercise is a 'bear' necessity of life.
It was generally the function of the mother to teach the young child to read, and because reading had become a necessity of life by the early nineteenth century, women as mothers, teachers, writers, and readers became important to the development of American literature in the period between 1780 and 1850.
The need for consolation is absolutely prior to both aesthetic and ethical judgment; the sense of being cared for is a fundamental necessity of life. This is why it matters so much that we have adequate sources of consolation - not just charming homilies whose appeal will disappear as we develop aesthetic and ethical judgment (or even as soon as we know the punch line), but subtle and resilient words and acts that will survive the severest judgment.
It is clear that basic medical care is as much a necessity of life to indigent people as welfare assistance.
To state the obvious: Water is a necessity of life and the ability to tax it without restraint and send the bill to owners gives the city the power to destroy the private rental housing industry here.
Water shortage in City, Cantonment areas and its adjacent areas is getting worse day by day and the concerned civic bodies have failed to provide basic necessity of life to its residents.
Another resident Abdul Aziz said water is a basic necessity of life and it is difficult to manage household affairs without water.
The public maintained that soft, white bread was a necessity of life. For this reason, the police carefully regulated the bread trade in markets and in breadshops and the consumers insisted on their right to bread on credit and at a "just price."
Water is the basic necessity of life. The body loses water through breathing, sweating, and digestion, which is why it's important to rehydrate by drinking fluids and eating foods that contain water.