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in·dis·pens·a·ble

 (ĭn′dĭ-spĕn′sə-bəl)
adj.
1. Absolutely necessary; essential.
2. Obligatory; unavoidable: the routine but indispensable ceremonies of state.
n.
One that is indispensable.

in′dis·pens′a·bil′i·ty, in′dis·pens′a·ble·ness n.
in′dis·pens′a·bly adv.
Synonyms: indispensable, critical, essential, necessary, requisite
These adjectives apply to something that cannot be dispensed with: foods that are indispensable to good nutrition; education that is critical to success; funds essential to completing the project; the necessary tools for the job; lacking the requisite qualifications for the position.

indispensable

(ˌɪndɪˈspɛnsəbəl)
adj
1. absolutely necessary; essential
2. not to be disregarded or escaped: an indispensable role.
n
an indispensable person or thing
ˌindisˌpensaˈbility, ˌindisˈpensableness n
ˌindisˈpensably adv

in•dis•pen•sa•ble

(ˌɪn dɪˈspɛn sə bəl)

adj.
1. absolutely necessary or essential.
2. incapable of being disregarded or neglected.
n.
3. a person or thing that is indispensable.
[1525–35; < Medieval Latin]
in`dis•pen`sa•bil′i•ty, n.
in`dis•pen′sa•bly, adv.
syn: See necessary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indispensable - not to be dispensed with; essential; "foods indispensable to good nutrition"
necessary - absolutely essential
dispensable - capable of being dispensed with or done without; "dispensable items of personal property"
2.indispensable - absolutely necessary; vitally necessary; "essential tools and materials"; "funds essential to the completion of the project"; "an indispensable worker"
necessary - absolutely essential
3.indispensable - unavoidable; "the routine but indispensable ceremonies of state"
obligatory - morally or legally constraining or binding; "attendance is obligatory"; "an obligatory contribution"

indispensable

indispensable

adjective
Incapable of being dispensed with:
Translations
لا غِنَى عَنْهُلازِم، لا بُدَّ منه، أساسي
nezbytnýnepostradatelný
uundværlignødvendig
korvaamatonvälttämätönehdoton
neophodan
nélkülözhetetlen
nauîsynlegur
不可欠な
필수의
nepakeičiamas
nepieciešamsobligāts
oumbärlig
ที่ขาดไม่ได้
không thể thiếu được

indispensable

[ˌɪndɪsˈpensəbl] ADJimprescindible, indispensable
to be indispensable for sthser imprescindible or indispensable para algo
to be indispensable to sth/sbser indispensable para algo/algn

indispensable

[ˌɪndɪˈspɛnsəbəl] adjindispensable
to be indispensable to sb → être indispensable à qn
to be indispensable for sth → être indispensable à qch

indispensable

adjunentbehrlich, unbedingt notwendig or erforderlich (to für); nobody’s indispensableniemand ist unentbehrlich; to make oneself indispensable to somebodysich für jdn unentbehrlich machen

indispensable

[ˌɪndɪsˈpɛnsəbl] adjindispensabile
no-one is indispensable → nessuno è indispensabile

indispensable

(indiˈspensəbl) adjective
necessary; that cannot be done without. A dictionary should be considered an indispensable possession.

indispensable

لا غِنَى عَنْهُ nezbytný uundværlig unentbehrlich απαραίτητος indispensable korvaamaton indispensable neophodan indispensabile 不可欠な 필수의 onontbeerlijk uunnværlig niezbędny indispensável обязательный oumbärlig ที่ขาดไม่ได้ vazgeçilmez không thể thiếu được 不可或缺的

indispensable

a. indispensable, necesario-a.
References in classic literature ?
But [5] their indispensable qualities are different, or even opposed; and it is just the indispensable qualities of prose and poetry respectively, which it is so necessary for those who have to do with either to bear ever in mind.
2] And it proves, in the last place, that as liberty can have nothing to fear from the judiciary alone, but would have every thing to fear from its union with either of the other departments; that as all the effects of such a union must ensue from a dependence of the former on the latter, notwithstanding a nominal and apparent separation; that as, from the natural feebleness of the judiciary, it is in continual jeopardy of being overpowered, awed, or influenced by its co-ordinate branches; and that as nothing can contribute so much to its firmness and independence as permanency in office, this quality may therefore be justly regarded as an indispensable ingredient in its constitution, and, in a great measure, as the citadel of the public justice and the public security.
Adeimantus, on account of some newfangled love of a harlot, who is anything but a necessary connection, can you believe that he would strike the mother who is his ancient friend and necessary to his very existence, and would place her under the authority of the other, when she is brought under the same roof with her; or that, under like circumstances, he would do the same to his withered old father, first and most indispensable of friends, for the sake of some newly found blooming youth who is the reverse of indispensable?
Every one knows what a multitude of things --beds, sauce-pans, knives and forks, shovels and tongs, napkins, nut-crackers, and what not, are indispensable to the business of housekeeping.
He was now, accordingly, in search of the best dancer (possessed of the indispensable personal attractions) who was to be found in the theatres of the Continent.
The lungs absorb the oxygen, which is indispensable for the support of life, and reject the nitrogen.
It is laudable, what they think hard; what is indispensable and hard they call good; and what relieveth in the direst distress, the unique and hardest of all,--they extol as holy.
but if an occasional cross be indispensable, the fullest freedom for the entrance of pollen from another individual will explain this state of exposure, more especially as the plant's own anthers and pistil generally stand so close together that self-fertilisation seems almost inevitable.
How wonderful is it then --except after explanation --that this great monster, to whom corporeal warmth is as indispensable as it is to man; how wonderful that he should be found at home, immersed to his lips for life in those Arctic waters
Dashwood was upon the whole well satisfied; for though her former style of life rendered many additions to the latter indispensable, yet to add and improve was a delight to her; and she had at this time ready money enough to supply all that was wanted of greater elegance to the apartments.
Also, a new neck-scarf is indispensable, seeing that the old one has now passed its first year; but, since you have promised to make of your old apron not only a scarf, but also a shirt-front, I need think no more of the article in question.
The doctor, according to very accurate calculations, found that, including the articles indispensable to his journey and his apparatus, he should have to carry a weight of 4,000 pounds; therefore he had to find out what would be the ascensional force of a balloon capable of raising such a weight, and, consequently, what would be its capacity.