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unnecessary

unnecessary

adjective un·nec·es·sary \ˌən-ˈne-sə-ˌser-ē\

: not needed or necessary

Full Definition of UNNECESSARY

:  not necessary

Examples of UNNECESSARY

  1. In this city, owning a car is unnecessary.
  2. Let's not take any unnecessary risks.

First Known Use of UNNECESSARY

15th century

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