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Dictionary definition for: Incidental

1. (n) (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified; "he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses"

2. (a) (sometimes followed by "to'') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence; "incidental expenses" "the road will bring other incidental advantages" "extra duties incidental to the job" "la

3. (n) an item that is incidental

4. (s) following as a consequence; "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with related problems" "snags incidental to the changeover in management"

5. (s) not of prime or central importance; "nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry"- Pubs.MLA

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