dispensable

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adjective dis·pens·able \di-ˈspen(t)-sə-bəl\

Definition of dispensable

  1. :  capable of being dispensed with

dispensability

play \-ˌspen(t)-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of dispensable in a sentence

  1. Computers have made typewriters dispensable.

  2. Do you consider any of the staff to be dispensable?

1649

First Known Use of dispensable

1649


DISPENSABLE Defined for English Language Learners

dispensable

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adjective dis·pens·able \di-ˈspen(t)-sə-bəl\

Definition of dispensable for English Language Learners

  • : not necessary or required



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