unnecessary

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

Definition of unnecessary

  1. :  not necessary

Examples of unnecessary in a sentence

  1. In this city, owning a car is unnecessary.

  2. Let's not take any unnecessary risks.

15th Century

First Known Use of unnecessary

15th century


UNNECESSARY Defined for English Language Learners

unnecessary

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

Definition of unnecessary for English Language Learners

  • : not needed or necessary


UNNECESSARY Defined for Kids

unnecessary

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

Definition of unnecessary for Students

  1. :  not needed

unnecessarily

\ˈən-ˌne-sə-ˈser-ə-lē\ adverb


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