- The definition of indispensable is essential or absolutely necessary.
When a part is needed to make a machine work, this is an example of when the part isindispensable.
- that cannot be dispensed with or neglected
- absolutely necessary or required
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- Not to be dispensed with; essential.
- Obligatory; unavoidable: the routine but indispensable ceremonies of state.
- inˌdis·pensˌa·bilˈi·ty, inˌdis·pensˈa·ble·ness noun
- inˌdis·pensˈa·bly adverb