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expendable

adjective
 
 
/ɪkˈspendəbl/
not completely necessary for success or continuing in business: In today's tough labor climate, individual workers are expendable. It seems he has become an expendable asset at the company.
expendable supplies are things that are used in a business that have little value: expendable items/goods/supplies
made to be used up or worn out over time: The one year parts and labor warranty excludes expendable parts such as batteries, springs, and filters.
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