Meaning of 無いといけない in Japanese

It seems that 無いといけない(naitoikenai) is an inflection of 無い with the following forms:
  • と-いける form.
  • Nai form: indicates the negative form.
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Definition of 無いといけない

  1. (exp, adj-i) (after negative base of verb) have to (verb); must (verb) →Related words: 無きゃいけない

    You must start soon.

  2. is indispensable; absolutely necessary
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