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expendable

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adjective ex·pend·able \ik-ˈspen-də-bəl\

Simple Definition of expendable

  • : easily replaced : not worth saving : not meant to be saved : meant to be used and thrown away

Full Definition of expendable

  1. :  that may be expended: as a :  normally used up or consumed in service <expendable supplies like pencils and paper> b :  more easily or economically replaced than rescued, salvaged, or protected

ex·pend·abil·i·ty play \-ˌspen-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of expendable

  1. employees whose jobs are considered expendable



1805

First Known Use of expendable

1805


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expendable

noun ex·pend·able

Definition of expendable

  1. :  one that is expendable —usually used in plural



1942

First Known Use of expendable

1942



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