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unnecessary

adjective
 
 
/ʌnˈnesəsəri/
NOT NEEDED B1 not needed: You don't want to make any unnecessary car journeys in this weather.Too much and unnecessary
UNKIND unkind: Why did she say that? That was unnecessary.Too much and unnecessaryUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
unnecessarily
 
 
/ʌnˈnesəsərəli/ adverb
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