nonessential nonessential  /ˌnɑn ɪ ˈsɛn tʃəl/


  1. (n) anything that is not essential
  2. (adj) not of prime or central importance



  1. That means more firms will be installing software like SuperScout by Surfcontrol, which not only knows where you surfed, but can also block access to nonessential sites.
  2. This reflex shuts down organs that are nonessential to fighting and fleeing, including the uterus.
  3. We should have no nonessential contact with indicted individuals.


  • Global Handbag & Purse Manufacturing Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

    Demand for handbags and clothing accessories weakened over the past five years as consumers in recession-hit countries held off on nonessential spending, but demand for higher-priced luxury products increased in Asian markets as incomes in the region rose; companies that operate in developed economies are increasingly sourcing accessories and handbags from manufacturers in China, where ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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