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incidental

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  • n  (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified
    he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses
  • n  an item that is incidental
  • a  (sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence
    incidental expenses
    the road will bring other incidental advantages
    extra duties incidental to the job
    labor problems incidental to a rapid expansion
    confusion incidental to a quick change
  • s  not of prime or central importance
  • s  following or accompanying as a consequence
    snags incidental to the changeover in management

  • But, like Annie Hall and Manhattan, it is about people whose jobs are incidental to their real vocations of falling in love and messing things up.
  • Many women cannot tolerate the incidental effectsnausea, cramps, weight gain .
  • It has a certain incidental inventiveness when it comes to narrative development, none of which feels organic to the story.
News & Articles

  • 12 Sketchbooks of the Pros
    If you're an artist, your sketchbook probably looks pretty standard. But what if you're an "anthropomorphist architect?" Or an elephant? SEE ALSO: More Comics on Mashable In this comic, Grant Snider of Incidental Comics illustrates sketchbooks for a variety of professions, but somewhere between marine biologist and "frustrated origamist," things get a little strange. Which is your favorite? You ...
    June 12, 2013 - Mashable
  • Organic farmers can’t fight Monsanto patents in court
    But Monsanto won't be able to sue over "incidental infringement" of GMO crops.
    June 11, 2013 - Ars Technica
Quotes

  • Anthony Kennedy in The Wichita Eagle
    It should come as no surprise that a legitimate policy directing law enforcement to arrest and detain individuals because of their suspected link to the (9/11) attacks would produce a disparate, incidental impact on Arab Muslims,Kennedy said....
  • Dean McAmmond in Forbes
    I think it should have been a suspension because it was a blow to the head,McAmmond said. "It wasn't incidental. It's not like that couldn't have been avoided."
  • Tom Coughlin in SI.com
    I don't think we want to necessarily push him any further than that. He's done well with everything we've asked,Coughlin said of Toomer. "He's had some incidental contact and jumped right back up, so I think he's done well."

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