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incidental

US [ˌɪnsɪˈdent(ə)l]
UK [.ɪnsɪ'dent(ə)l]
  • adj.附带发生的;次要的;非有意的;作为自然结果的
  • n.附带的次要事情
  • Web偶然的;非主要的;偶发的
Plural Form:incidentals  
incidental
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adj.
1.
~ (to sth)
附带发生的;次要的;非有意的happening in connection with sth else, but not as important as it, or not intended
The discovery was incidental to their main research.
这一发现是他们主要研究中的附带收获。
incidental music(= music used with a play or a film/movie to give atmosphere)
配乐
You may be able to get help with incidental expenses(= small costs that you get in connection with sth) .
你可以付些钱找人帮忙。
2.
~ to sth
作为自然结果的;伴随而来的;免不了的happening as a natural result of sth
These risks are incidental to the work of a firefighter.
这些风险是担任消防员不可避免的。
n.
1.
[usupl]
附带的次要事情something that happens in connection with sth else, but is less important
You'll need money for incidentals such as tips and taxis.
你将需要准备好付小费和乘出租车之类的杂项开销。

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