non-essential

  • 1 non-essential — non essentials (in AM, also use nonessential) 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Non essential means not absolutely necessary. The crisis has led to the closure of a number of non essential government services. ...non essential goods. Ant: essential 2) N PLURAL… …

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  • 2 non-essential — (adj.) also nonessential, 1717, from NON (Cf. non ) + ESSENTIAL (Cf. essential) (adj.). Attested as a noun from 1806 …

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  • 3 non-essential — non es sential adj not completely necessary ▪ All non essential travel was cancelled …

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  • 4 non-essential — /nɒn əˈsɛnʃəl/ (say non uh senshuhl) adjective 1. not essential; not necessary: non essential use of petrol. –noun 2. a non essential thing or person …

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  • 5 non-essential — adj. Non essential is used with these nouns: ↑personnel …

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  • 6 non-essential — adjective not absolutely necessary. noun a non essential thing …

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  • 7 non-essential — adjective not completely necessary: The US has imposed a ban on non essential aerosols …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 non-essential — UK / US adjective not really necessary The embassy has ordered the evacuation of all non essential personnel …

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  • 9 non-essential — adj. not essential. Usage: Neutral in sense: see NON 6, INESSENTIAL …

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  • 10 non-essential — a. Adventitious, incidental, accidental, extraneous, extrinsic …

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  • 11 non-essential amino acid — pakeičiamoji aminorūgštis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Organizmo sintetinama aminorūgštis. atitikmenys: angl. dispensable amino acid; non essential amino acid; nonessential amino acid rus. заменимая аминокислота …

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  • 12 non-essential prime implicant — noun On a Karnaugh map: a prime implicant which does not cover any 1 which cannot covered by some other prime implicant. Ant: essential prime implicant …

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  • 13 non-essential amino acids — Amino acids that can be synthesized by animals and not required in their diet …

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  • 14 non — non·bank; non·belligerent; non·book; non·combatant; non·combustible; non·committal; non·conformist; non·de·script; non·effective; non·essential; non·existent; non·immune; non·interventionist; non·ionic; non·ju·rant; non·literate; non·metallic;… …

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  • 15 non- — is a prefix that makes negative forms (usually with a hyphen) of nouns and adjectives (mainly), e.g. non aggression, non alcoholic, non event, non union, and non violent. In another more recent type non is added to a verb to form a word meaning… …

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  • 16 Essential amino acid — An essential amino acid or indispensable amino acid is an amino acid that cannot be synthesized de novo by the organism (usually referring to humans), and therefore must be supplied in the diet. Contents 1 Essentiality vs. conditional… …

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  • 17 Non-essentialism — In philosophy, non essentialism is the belief that any given entity or subject cannot be propositionally defined in terms of specified values or characteristics,[citation needed] which that entity must have in order to be defined as that entity.… …

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  • 18 Non-restrictive clause — A non restrictive clause is a clause in which the noun phrase (NP) that is used to avoid repetition (as the referent of an anaphor, meaning that it is substituted by another word, but refers to the same noun) is determined by its antecedent where …

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  • 19 essential prime implicant — noun A prime implicant on a Karnaugh map which covers at least one 1 which is not covered by any other prime implicant. Ant: non essential prime implicant …

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  • 20 Non-possession — is a philosophy that holds that no one or anything possesses anything.[1] It is one of the principles of Satyagraha, a philosophical system based on various religious and philosophical traditions originating in India and Asia Minor, and put into… …

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