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dis·pens·a·ble

 (dĭ-spĕn′sə-bəl)
adj.
1. Not essential; unimportant: dispensable items of personal property.
2. Capable of being dispensed, administered, or distributed: dispensable drugs.
3. Subject to dispensation, as a vow or church law.

dis·pens′a·bil′i·ty, dis·pens′a·ble·ness n.

dispensable

(dɪˈspɛnsəbəl)
adj
1. not essential; expendable
2. capable of being distributed
3. (Roman Catholic Church) (of a law, vow, etc) able to be relaxed
disˌpensaˈbility, disˈpensableness n

dis•pen•sa•ble

(dɪˈspɛn sə bəl)

adj.
capable of being dispensed with.
[1525–35; < Medieval Latin]
dis•pen`sa•bil′i•ty, dis•pen′sa•ble•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dispensable - capable of being dispensed with or done without; "dispensable items of personal property"
unnecessary, unneeded - not necessary
indispensable - not to be dispensed with; essential; "foods indispensable to good nutrition"

dispensable

dispensable

adjective
Translations
nadbytečnýpostradatelný

dispensable

[dɪsˈpensəbl] ADJprescindible

dispensable

[dɪˈspɛnsəbəl] adj [person] → pas indispensable; [thing] → superflu(e)

dispensable

adjentbehrlich

dispensable

[dɪsˈpɛnsəbl] adjdi cui si può fare a meno
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As if whips, chains, thumb-screws, paddles, blood- hounds, overseers, drivers, patrols, were not all in- dispensable to keep the slaves down, and to give protection to their ruthless oppressors!
Two dispensable replicants created for dangerous missions, with no sense of identity, programmed to die before they can develop it.
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For instance, if any employee is hospitalized owing to any disease, management of the hospital keeps the patient for unnecessary time period and carry out irrelevant and dispensable medical tests which are normally not required for which employee admits in the hospital and patients also prefer getting to carry out such tests only because the treatment expenses would be borne by the organization.
WELSH Secretary Alun Cairns has resisted calls for his resignation amid claims the atmosphere in the Wales Office is "untenable, intolerable, dispensable, toxic".
WELSH Secretary Alun Cairns has resisted calls for his resignation amid claims the atmosphere in the Welsh Office is "untenable, intolerable, dispensable, toxic".
Carrefour contributed by switching all dispensable lights including signage off from 8:30pm-9:30pm, effectively saving 440 KW of energy, while essential light sources were dimmed in the interest of customer safety.
Long gone were the days when inclusion of women was considered dispensable but now, he said that the development of a country goes hand in hand with the participation of women in the workforce.
These unnatural creations have a tough exterior but underneath remain weak making them easily dispensable.
The report adds that Emery has told theArsenalboard that he sees Ozil as dispensable, but the club are yet to receive concrete interest from a club that could afford to pay anything like his [pounds sterling]350,000 a week wages.
Loyzaga, who first played for San Miguel's Magnolia team in 1984, was the biggest surprise among the list of "discards" - a term commissioner Rudy Salud isn't a fan of since it gives the impression that players on the list are dispensable.
Unnecessary and dispensable party !-- -- This is another case of love triangle.