All nonessential personnel were being evacuated late Tuesday from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.
She must decide which employees are “nonessential” and can therefore be furloughed.
What is essential and what nonessential depends upon the particular end we have in view.
Men who arrive anywhere in any direction always have the habit of ignoring the nonessential more or less strongly developed.
And when he came the following day he apparently had once more restored her father to his proper place of a nonessential.
Error and nonessential dividing lines will disappear if neglected.
nonessential non·es·sen·tial (nŏn'ĭ-sěn'shəl)
Being a substance required for normal functioning but not needed in the diet because the body can synthesize it.