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Meaning of ancillary

an•cil•lar•y

Pronunciation: (an'su-ler"ē or, esp. Brit., an-sil'u-rē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -lar•ies.
—adj.
  1. subordinate; subsidiary.
  2. auxiliary; assisting.
—n.
  1. something that serves in an ancillary capacity: Slides, records, and other ancillaries can be used with the basic textbook.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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