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1. Having little or no importance; not essential.
2. Being a substance that is required for normal functioning but does not need to be included in the diet because of the body's ability to synthesize it from other nutrients: nonessential amino acid.
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1. not essential; not necessary
2. (Biochemistry) biochem (of an amino acid in a particular organism) able to be synthesized from other substances
a nonessential person or thing
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non•es•sen•tial(ˌnɒn əˈsɛn ʃəl)
not essential; not necessary: During a drought, nonessential use of water is curtailed.
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|Noun||1.||nonessential - anything that is not essential; "they discarded all their inessentials"|
thing - a separate and self-contained entity
adjunct - something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
|Adj.||1.||nonessential - not of prime or central importance; "nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry"- Pubs.MLA|
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1. adj → non essenziale
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