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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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Bids--particularly those that treat the carrier like a dispensable number.
In this way, they begin to learn what it means to be dispensable themselves.
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.
In this process human beings, let alone other living creatures, are dispensable raw material, valued only for the money which can be made out of them.
The main advantage of direct drive wind turbines is their smart, straightforward design that makes the use of gearboxes dispensable.
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.
If you want to crack down on dissent in international cricket, you make an example of the most illustrious players who transgress, not some young shaver who is easily 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.
As retailers change their mix, formats and even operating areas to pursue the fast-growing numbers of seniors, once prized real estate and products have become dispensable.