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  1. non·es·sen·tial
    IPA[ˌnänəˈsen(t)SH(ə)l]
  2. adjective

    • 1. not absolutely necessary:

      during the strike nonessential hospital services were halted

    noun

    • 1. a nonessential thing:

      we have little or no time to spare for non-essentials
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: non-essential, plural noun: non-essentials

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