ancillary expenses meaning, ancillary expenses definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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ancillary

  

      adj  
1    subsidiary  
2    auxiliary; supplementary  
ancillary services     
      n   pl   , -laries  
3    a subsidiary or auxiliary thing or person  
the company has an ancillary abroad     
     (C17: from Latin ancillaris concerning maidservants, from ancilla, diminutive of ancula female servant)  
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v.
to depend on something or on someone to cover the basic expenses
E.g.: He lived off the money he inherited from his father while he had been working as a volunteer.
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
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