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dispensable

(dĭ-spĕn′sə-bəl)
adj.
Capable of being dispensed, administered, or distributed: dispensable drugs.

dis·pens′a·bil′i·ty, dis·pens′a·ble·ness n.
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In a marginal note, Castro remarked that at closer sight it might be possible that one out of five members of the island's state-controlled workforce may be dispensable.
More specifically, it comes from my understanding of dispensable lives in a capitalist market-driven economy (particularly in the transformation of monopolistic mercantilism to free-trade mercantilism before the Industrial Revolution), coupled with the legal/political dispensability brought about by the formation of the modern-nation state in Europe.
It is now much harder for employers to treat agency workers as dispensable labour, hired and fired at will.
An dispensable, invaluable, reliable, and 'user friendly' instruction guide of step-by-step procedures and advice by attorney Ron Leshnower, "Every Landlord's Property Protection Guide: 10 Ways To Cut Your Risk Now" covers all of the most commonly encountered kinds of legal troubles that renting a property to a tenant can give rise to.
If Hirsi Ali regards them as somehow dispensable in the case of Muslims, her views express not "classical liberalism" but its abrogation, and she ought to defend them under their proper description.
Hawking ideas from The Evil Dead, Friday The 13th, The Blair Witch Project, The Ring and Severance, characters are thinly sketched and deeply unlikeable, therefore completely dispensable.
Here, dispensable host David Alan Grier and unnecessary judge David Foley oversee the proceedings as a series of comic actors are thrown into ridiculous costumes and are plunged, ostensibly unprepared, into comic vignettes with other actors in which the first line of the sketch is, invariably, "Thank God you're here.
Successive UK governments have insisted on setting minimum standards for redundancy in the hope that a flexible economy will attract greater employment and investment here but the reality is that our workers are just made more dispensable.
Healing is not a dispensable commodity, even for those who hold themselves to be genuinely pious believers.
It is also necessary to distinguish between matters dispensable and indispensable, whether in the academic or the parochial sphere.
He was such a lunatic when he first arrived that we had to get our most dispensable member of staff to ride," joked the trainer, "but he was showing us plenty of ability, and his experience at the Festival was most unfortunate because he was travelling smoothly at the time.
We are all dispensable, but the planet and the environment isn't.