inapplicable


in·ap·pli·ca·ble

adjective \(ˌ)i-ˈna-pli-kə-bəl also ˌi-nə-ˈpli-kə-\

: not able to be used in a particular situation : not applicable or relevant

Full Definition of INAPPLICABLE

:  not applicable :  irrelevant
in·ap·pli·ca·bil·i·ty \-ˌna-pli-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē also ˌi-nə-ˌpli-kə-\ noun
in·ap·pli·ca·bly \(ˌ)i-ˈna-pli-kə-blē also ˌi-nə-ˈpli-kə-\ adverb

Examples of INAPPLICABLE

  1. <the judge refused to allow mention of the defendant's conviction for shoplifting, ruling that it was inapplicable to the case at hand>

First Known Use of INAPPLICABLE

1656

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