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  • adj. Not critical

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not in a state of crisis or emergency
  • adj. marked by disregard for critical standards or procedures
  • adj. not critical; not at a point of abrupt change


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  • Some executives estimate that Citigroup could dispose of as much as $12 billion in so-called noncritical assets.

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  • And the Department of Homeland Security's own inspector general has examined the list and is questioning what it's calling noncritical assets, not just the kangaroos, a petting zoo, an apple and pork festival in Illinois, a Tennessee Mule Day Parade.

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  • The result, across the nation: Teachers are being laid off and new hiring frozen, after-school programs cut, so called "noncritical" subjects like history eliminated, schools closed, and tuitions hiked at state colleges and universities.

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  • Alcoa said it would stop all "noncritical" capital projects and suspend its share-buyback program.

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  • Some executives estimate that Citigroup could dispose of as much as $12 billion in "noncritical" assets.

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  • The hospital filed a "noncritical" missing persons report with the Los Angeles Police Department, which was changed to critical after Wilkinson told the police that her mother was suicidal.

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  • It’s total [ly] ego centered … And you also get a kind of noncritical attitude — that’s to say, you have to respect my taste, and that this is my opinion … And these are my emotions, so please respect them …

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  • "noncritical" violations that were later corrected, said Jose Rodriguez, Columbus Public

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  • "noncritical" capital investment programs to try to conserve cash.

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  • "noncritical" items such as foreign automobiles and other consumer goods -- would have a significant impact on economic activity as well as the Ukraine's balance of foreign trade.



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