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1. Not dispensable; impossible to be omitted, remitted, or spared; absolutely necessary or requisite.
2. Not admitting dispensation; not subject to release or exemption. The law was moral and indispensable. (bp. Burnet)
3. Unavoidable; inevitable.
Origin: Pref. In- not – dispensable: cf. F. Indispensable.

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