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Definition of ancillary adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    ancillary (to something)
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  1. 1providing necessary support to the main work or activities of an organization synonym auxiliary ancillary staff/services/equipment ancillary workers in the hospital, such as cooks and cleaning staff
  2. 2in addition to something else but not as important ancillary rights
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