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Definition of otiose adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    otiose

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈoʊʃiˌoʊs//
     
    , NAmE//ˈoʊt̮iˌoʊs//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1having no useful purpose synonym unnecessary
  2. 2 an otiose round of meetings
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: otiose