expendability
noun see expendable I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • expendability — expendable ► ADJECTIVE 1) suitable to be used once only; not worth preserving. 2) able to be sacrificed because of little significance when compared to an overall purpose. DERIVATIVES expendability noun expendably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • expendability — noun The state or quality of being expendable …   Wiktionary

  • expendability — n. state of being expendable; quality of being consumable or able to be used up …   English contemporary dictionary

  • expendability — ex·pend·abil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • expendability — ikˌspendəˈbiləd.ē, (ˌ)ek , lətē, i noun ( es) : the quality or state of being expendable * * * expendabilˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑expend …   Useful english dictionary

  • expendable — expendability, n. /ik spen deuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being expended. 2. (of an item of equipment or supply) consumed in use or not reusable. 3. considered to be not worth keeping or maintaining. 4. Mil. (of personnel, equipment, or… …   Universalium

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  • expendable — I. adjective Date: 1805 that may be expended: as a. normally used up or consumed in service < expendable supplies like pencils and paper > b. more easily or economically replaced than rescued, salvaged, or protected • expendability noun II. noun… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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