Definition of 'ancillary'
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It was necessary to look at work history to tell whether the work was ancillary or marginal. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The prison service had its own permanent doctors, assisted by ancillary staff. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)The need is more doctors and more ancillary staff, including kitchen and cleaners. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It also does the ancillary work, such as recording the calls for billing purposes. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Manual repairs typically require neighbouring tracks to be shut down, so ancillary equipment can run on them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The question remained of the weight to be given to such an agreement if an application was made to the court for ancillary relief. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Staff are vital and there are constant problems in obtaining enough medical, nursing and ancillary staff at the required standards. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)The danger is made the more potent by changes in public funding for ancillary relief cases that came into force last October. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The Board would also agree that the circumstances in which the agreement was made might be relevant in an ancillary relief claim. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The company is one of the leading global makers of pumps and ancillary equipment across a number of sectors, including oil and gas and mining. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Large charities with extensive staffs should be discouraged from handing responsibility for fundraising to other organisations, as if it were only ancillary to their work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As prices rise, so do the ancillary costs of art ownership such as shipping, storage and insurance. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Education services, of course, are a vitally important aid to parents in providing schooling and ancillary services. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)
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Translations for 'ancillary'
British English: ancillary ADJECTIVE
The ancillary workers are the people such as cleaners and cooks whose work supports the main work of an institution.
Definition of ancillary from the Collins English Dictionary
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