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called-for Line breaks: called-for

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Definition of called-for in English:


Demanded or required: a called-for prohibition of handguns
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  • The called-for design guidelines have elsewhere increased construction costs and added administrative delays.
  • I never use the called-for evaporated milk in pumpkin pie.
  • The report didn't put a price tag on the called-for studies, but that $1.1 billion will cover only a fraction of the projects.

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