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unessential

[uhn-uh-sen-shuh l] /ˌʌn əˈsɛn ʃəl/
adjective
1.
not of prime importance; not indispensable.
noun
2.
an unessential thing; nonessential.
Origin of unessential
1650-1660
1650-60; un-1 + essential
Related forms
unessentially, adverb
Synonyms
1. unnecessary, dispensable, unimportant.
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British Dictionary definitions for unessential

unessential

/ˌʌnɪˈsɛnʃəl/
adjective
1.
a less common word for inessential
noun
2.
something that is not essential
Derived Forms
unessentially, adverb
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