What is another word for Non-essential?

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[ nˈɒnɪsˈɛnʃə͡l], [ nˈɒnɪsˈɛnʃə‍l], [ n_ˈɒ_n_ɪ_s_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_əl]

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How to use "Non-essential" in context?

There is no one answer to the question of what constitutes an "essential" living necessity. What may be necessary for one person may be considered Non-essential by another. In general, however, most people would agree that food, shelter, and clothing are essential needs. The question of what constitutes a "non-essential" need is more contentious.

Some people consider transportation to be a non-essential need, since it can be easily replaced with a bicycle or walking. Others believe that a reliable means of transportation is essential for getting around and avoiding inclement weather.

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