A matter of so little import that it ought not to become a focus of controversy and comment.
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a matter of little importance
(Military) (of equipment, etc) not issued by the military: nonissue boots.
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(nɒnˈɪʃ u; esp. Brit. -ˈɪs yu)

a matter or issue of little or no interest or importance.
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The model suggests four perceptions and approaches to diversity: (a) Asset, perceiving diversity as an asset to be fostered, encouraged, and promoted; (b) Problem, perceiving diversity as a factor that hinders, restricts, and prevents the organization from attaining its goals, and needs to be solved; (c) Challenge, perceiving diversity as potentially beneficial for the group's goals, though not without its accompanying risks--and demanding investment of efforts and resources to transform those risks into benefits; and (d) Nonissue, ignoring diversity or avoiding dealing with it.
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