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English definition of “inessential”

inessential

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.ɪˈsen.ʃəl/ us  
not necessary: make-up and other inessential itemsOf little or less importance
inessential
noun [C usually plural] uk   us  
something that is not necessary: There's very little space for inessentials.Too much and unnecessary
(Definition of inessential from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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