unnecessary

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ʌnˈnɛsəsəri/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ʌnˈnɛsəˌsɛri/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(un nesə ser′ē)

Inflections of 'unnecessary' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": unnecessaries
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unnecessary

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. an unnecessary [waste, duplication, expense]
  2. was an unnecessary risk (to take)
  3. unnecessary [exposure, damage, barriers] to
  4. take unnecessary risks
  5. [caused, led to] unnecessary stress
  6. [put in, did] some unnecessary work
  7. is unnecessary to [write, fill out, complete]
  8. thought it unnecessary to [consider, address]
  9. is unnecessary in most cases
  10. has been [deemed, made] unnecessary
  11. is now unnecessary [since, because]
  12. was [totally, quite, really] unnecessary
'unnecessary' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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