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deem it necessary

To determine that something is necessary. I didn't deem it necessary to give the boys detention because having their shirts untucked isn't a very serious infraction.
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deem it to be necessary

To determine that something is necessary. I didn't deem it to be necessary to give the boys detention because having their shirts untucked isn't a very serious infraction.
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deem that it is necessary

To determine that something is necessary. I deemed that it was it necessary to give the boys detention because they kept disrupting my class.
See also: deem, necessary, that

deem it (to be) necessary

 and deem that it is necessary
to decide that something is necessary. Mary deemed that it was necessary to leave town that night. Lisa deemed it necessary to go home.
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