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  • adj. Not required.


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non- +‎ required


  • It has also given us some wild cards, unexpected treats that belong on the shelf once labeled belles-lettres but now more commonly known (thanks to Dave Eggers's annual paperback anthologies) as nonrequired reading.

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  • When the nonrequired taxes were supposedly not paid, he placed a notice at the local courthouse notifying the owner.

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  • Over time, as more providers bring lawsuits, states will be forced to raise their payments; however, they will respond in part by trimming nonrequired services and by reducing the proportion of their poor population that has coverage.

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  • Some seniors on Medicare Advantage fear their insurers will respond by jacking up their rates, reducing nonrequired benefits, such as glasses or hearing aid discounts, or even deciding not to offer the managed-care plans at all.

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  • I'm using my IAP time to catch up on my nonrequired reading.

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  • But Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, also a San Francisco Democrat, said state legislators have no right to "drop an A-bomb" into one school district by demanding a nonrequired course.

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  • ► A volleyball player purchased nonrequired textbooks / supplies at the bookstore on her athletic book scholarship for $9.30.

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  • The nonrequired starts with lower‘level acts of supererogation such as helping a stranger find a desired location; here an absence of beneficence constitutes a defect in the moral life, even if not a failure of obligation.

    The Principle of Beneficence in Applied Ethics

  • Among the ways the Senate health care bill pays for itself is a 5 percent tax on elective cosmetic surgery like tummy tucks, face lifts, hair plugs, collagen injections, and any other nonrequired procedures-a proposal known as the "

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