dispensability
noun see dispensable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dispensability — See dispensable. * * * …   Universalium

  • dispensability — noun a) The state of being dispensable b) The extent to which something is dispensable …   Wiktionary

  • dispensability — dis·pens·abil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • dispensability — noun the quality possessed by something that you can get along without • Syn: ↑dispensableness • Ant: ↑indispensableness (for: ↑dispensableness), ↑indispensability • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispensable — dispensability, dispensableness, n. /di spen seuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being dispensed with or done without; not necessary or essential. 2. capable of being dispensed or administered: The money is not dispensable at present. 3. Rom. Cath.… …   Universalium

  • dispensableness — noun the quality possessed by something that you can get along without • Syn: ↑dispensability • Ant: ↑indispensableness, ↑indispensability (for: ↑dispensability) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispensable — adjective Date: 1649 capable of being dispensed with • dispensability noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • John Wycliffe — John Wickliffe redirects here. For the ship, see John Wickliffe (ship). John Wycliffe Full name John Wycliffe Born c. 1328 Ipreswell, England Died 31 December 1384 …   Wikipedia

  • dispensableness — See dispensability. * * * …   Universalium

  • dispensable — 1530s, subject to dispensation, from M.L. dispensabilis, from dispensare (see DISPENSE (Cf. dispense)). Meaning that can be done without is from 1640s. Related: Dispensability …   Etymology dictionary

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