In mathematics, a condition that must be satisfied for a statement to be true, but that does not in and of itself make it true. For example, a necessary condition to become president of the United States is that a candidate be over thirty-five years of age, but just being over thirty-five does not make one president.
Wasn't more debt at cheaper rates the necessary condition for the mortgage crisis?
The Marines were the necessary condition for whatever success occurred in Garmser.
“I should consider it a necessary condition of any business I went into,” he added steadily.
Doubtless the inner push is a necessary condition, but it is not sufficient.
The second necessary condition is fitness which again is expressed in several ways.
This is indeed a necessary condition of keeping the blessing.
For these races the first and really the only necessary condition is a large and level piece of ground.
It is a necessary condition that the Khalf should be of the Quraish tribe.
A necessary condition of realising this aim was that there should be high tariffs.
Exercise is a necessary condition of health, just as food and sleep are.