expendable :

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  • a  suitable to be expended
  • s  (used of funds) remaining after taxes

  • That may have something to do with the fact that stretching has always been deemed the most expendable part of any exercise regimen.
  • Childhood is expendable for China's sporting machine, which churns out young athletes to boost the country's image.
  • Only the most expendable men are boxers.
News & Articles

  • Packers appear set to part ways with Bishop
    When the Green Bay Packers re-signed Brad Jones and restructured the contract of A.J. Hawk this offseason, it became clear they intended to give the two inside linebackers significant roles this season. And it also may have made Desmond Bishop expendable.
    June 12, 2013 - Packersnews.com
  • Time to lay groundwork for the Phillies' future
    There's nothing to suggest Phillies can make the postseason, so it's time to get rid of expendable parts and look to the future.
    June 11, 2013 - Philly.com

  • Adnan Pachachi in San Francisco Chronicle
    There must be a level of discipline imposed on the American troops and change of mentality which seems to think that Iraqi lives are expendable,said Pachachi, a member of parliament.
  • Domonique Foxworth in USA Today
    It tells you everybody is expendable in this business,Foxworth said at the time. "I don't think anybody in this organization will say that we're better off without his personality around. For whatever reasons they felt we'll be better off...
  • Stephen Lewis in Vancouver Sun
    I find it very difficult both emotionally and intellectually to deal with this reality that when it comes to the developing world, people - and particularly women - are always seen as expendable,Lewis said. "We'll make all kinds of...

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