Definition of 'non-essential'
Example sentences containing 'non-essential'
The Sun (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Clearing up and putting away non-essential personal items is the first step to moving out and moving on.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The "non-essential" amino acids are those present in body proteins but which do not have to be present in the food.The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)
Within seconds the plant was on high alert and all non-essential staff were told to stay away as a search for the potential device began.Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
So-called non-essential staff at the Carrington training ground have lost of the perk of free toast and porridge.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The group is shelving all non-essential spending, cutting waste and the size of its van fleet to save cash.The Sun (2009)
The Government said this week that it would cut imports of non-essential items and urged citizens to reduce their spending on luxuries.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Definition of non-essential from the Collins English Dictionary