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must-have

noun
1.
an essential possession the mobile phone is now a must-have for children
adjective
2.
essential a must-have fashion accessory
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Contemporary definitions for must-have
adjective, noun

needed or truly desirable; essential; also, something that is considered essential or truly desirable

Examples

DVD players are the must-have purchase of the Christmas season.

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