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dispensable

dis·pen·sa·ble

dispensable

 
pronunciation:
dih spen s bl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: capable of being omitted; not necessary.
To make more space, she got rid of all the furniture in the apartment that she felt was dispensable.Those employees that were considered dispensable were laid off to reduce expenditures.
antonyms:
essential, indispensable, vital
similar words:
needless, superfluous
definition 2: capable of being dispensed, as a medication.
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derivations: dispensability (n.), dispensableness (n.)