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an·cil·lar·y

 (ăn′sə-lĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Of secondary importance; subordinate: "For Degas, sculpture was never more than ancillary to his painting" (Herbert Read).
2. Auxiliary or accessory: an ancillary pump.
n. pl. an·cil·lar·ies
1. Something that is subordinate or accessory to something else: a tripod, battery charger, and other camera ancillaries.
2. A person working in a supportive or subordinate role: school ancillaries who look after children who become sick.

[From Latin ancilla, maidservant, feminine diminutive of anculus, servant; see kwel- in Indo-European roots.]

ancillary

(ænˈsɪlərɪ)
adj
1. subsidiary
2. auxiliary; supplementary: ancillary services.
n, pl -laries
a subsidiary or auxiliary thing or person: the company has an ancillary abroad.
[C17: from Latin ancillāris concerning maidservants, from ancilla, diminutive of ancūla female servant]

an•cil•lar•y

(ˈæn səˌlɛr i; esp. Brit. ænˈsɪl ə ri)

adj., n., pl. -lar•ies. adj.
1. subordinate; subsidiary.
2. auxiliary; assisting.
n.
3. something that serves in an ancillary capacity.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ancillary - furnishing added support; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other"
supportive - furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"

ancillary

adjective supplementary, supporting, extra, additional, secondary, subsidiary, accessory, subordinate, auxiliary, contributory Ancillary services like cleaning are put up for competitive tender.
major, chief, main, prime, premier, primary, principal, cardinal

ancillary

adjective
Giving or able to give help or support:
Translations

ancillary

[ænˈsɪlərɪ] ADJ
1. (= secondary) → subordinado (to a)
2. (= supporting) [staff, workers] → auxiliar; [services] → complementario
3. (= additional) [charges, costs] → adicional

ancillary

[ænˈsɪləri] adj [staff, worker] → auxiliaire; [services, equipment, charges] → auxiliaire
to be ancillary to sth → être subordonné(e) à qch

ancillary

adj (= subordinate)Neben-; (= auxiliary)Hilfs-; ancillary course (Univ) → Begleitkurs m; ancillary industryZulieferindustrie f; ancillary staff/workersHilfskräfte pl; ancillary subject (Univ) → Nebenfach nt; ancillary troopsHilfstruppen pl

ancillary

[ænˈsɪlərɪ] adjausiliario/a

ancillary

adj auxiliar
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