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needlessadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈnid·ləs/
completelyunnecessary: a needless ​waste of ​time
needlessly
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈnid·lə·sli/
You’re ​worrying needlessly – they’ll be ​fine.
(Definition of needless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “needless”
in Arabic غَير ضَروري…
in Korean 불필요한…
in Portuguese desnecessário…
in Catalan innecessari…
in Japanese 不要な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不必要的,完全不必的…
in Turkish gereksiz, lüzumsuz, boşuna…
in Russian излишний…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不必要的,完全不必的…
in Italian non necessario, inutile…
in Polish niepotrzebny…
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