[ an-suh-ler-ee or, esp. British, an-sil-uh-ree ]
/ ˈæn səˌlɛr i or, esp. British, ænˈsɪl ə ri /
noun, plural an·cil·lar·ies.
something that serves in an ancillary capacity: Slides, records, and other ancillaries can be used with the basic textbook.
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Words nearby ancillary
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British Dictionary definitions for ancillaries
/ (ænˈsɪlərɪ) /
auxiliary; supplementaryancillary services
noun plural -laries
a subsidiary or auxiliary thing or personthe company has an ancillary abroad
Word Origin for ancillary
C17: from Latin ancillāris concerning maidservants, from ancilla, diminutive of ancūla female servant
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Medical definitions for ancillaries
[ ăn′sə-lĕr′ē ]
Relating to or being auxiliary or secondary.
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