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dispensable

(of a law, vow, etc.) able to be relaxed
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"Something must make their position untenable, intolerable, dispensable, toxic.
'This reduces the consumers' dispensable money for meat,' he said.
Are some of these dispensable at a time of foreign exchange crisis, with its gravity increasing by the day?
In what is a physically grueling occupation in even the best of conditions, miners' lives cannot be treated as dispensable. This implies that creating and sustaining conditions of decent work-for which both the state and employers are legally responsible-is as important as creating work in the first instance.' HRCP has also urged the state and the employers concerned to ensure that the workers' beneficiaries are, in both cases, compensated fairly.
RAWALPINDI -- The Corps Commander Conference has reviewed the country's internal and external security situation and vowed to continue the effort for dispensable peace in the country.
The Pakatan Harapan announcement on its prime minister and deputy prime minister-in-waiting sends a strong signal to those in the pact that everyone is a pawn and everyone is dispensable in Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's Game of Thrones, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.
A good manager must make himself 'dispensable,' ensure sustainability and suitable succession apart from building value, creating jobs and making money for shareholders.
But sadly, the fatality count over the years reveals that for many of them, these indispensable virtues were entirely dispensable.
For every hard-working cop, dedicated fire officer, stressed teacher and hard-pressed nurse, believe me, there's a dispensable civil servant - or even BBC presenter.
Every actor is dispensable and what is indispensable is the content of the shows," he added.
After all, for Washington dispensable allies come and go - those that commit blood and treasure to help, those who are all talk, and the phony allies who want US protection while they work against it.
He came on for the last seven minutes, but has has to face the fact that he is now dispensable after 12 years at Old Trafford.