incidental expense, incidental, minor expense(noun)
(frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified
"he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses"
an item that is incidental
(sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence
"incidental expenses"; "the road will bring other incidental advantages"; "extra duties incidental to the job"; "labor problems incidental to a rapid expansion"; "confusion incidental to a quick change"
not of prime or central importance
"nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry"- Pubs.MLA
attendant, consequent, accompanying, concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant, sequent(adj)
following or accompanying as a consequence
"an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"
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congenital, essential, immanent, inborn, inbred, indispensable, indwelling, infixed, ingrained, inherent, inhering, innate, inseparable, internal, intrinsic, inwrought, native, natural, subjective
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How to use incidental in a sentence?
We have gotten fewer calls of concern about the Oakland Police Department, we used to get more calls about shootings and just incidental use of force.
Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling your life so full of meaningful things that you'll hardly have time to think about food.
Humor is not a postscript or an incidental afterthought it is a serious and weighty part of the world's economy. One feels increasingly the height of the faculty in which it arises, the nobility of things associated with it, and the greatness of services it renders.
If we are listening to two foreign spies, for example, talking to each other on foreign soil or two representatives of a foreign government, and they mention a US person -- that is incidental collection.
Because it was incidental and I was always making sure that the work got forwarded to the government account to either my own account or [ FBI chief of staff James Rybicki ], so I wasn't worried from a record-keeping perspective and it was, because there will always be a copy of it in the FBI system and I wasn't doing classified work there, so I wasn't concerned about that.
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