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“miscellaneous” in English

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(Definition of “miscellaneous” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“miscellaneous” in American English

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miscellaneousadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˌmɪs·əˈleɪ·ni·əs/

consisting of a mixture of various things that are not necessarily connected with each other:

His bedroom is full of guitars, keyboards, and miscellaneous instruments.

(Definition of “miscellaneous” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“miscellaneous” in Business English

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miscellaneousadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌmɪsəlˈeɪniəs/ us written abbreviation misc.

consisting of a mixture of various things that are not related to each other:

The magazine did a price comparison of 17 miscellaneous items sold at both stores.
miscellaneous charges/costs/expenses The job helps me pay for food and miscellaneous expenses.

(Definition of “miscellaneous” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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We cannot accept the long-term financing of the dismantling of nuclear activities through a 'miscellaneous' line, of an order which is left to chance.