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irrelevant

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adjective ir·rel·e·vant \-vənt\

Simple Definition of irrelevant

  • : not important or relating to what is being discussed right now : not relevant

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of irrelevant

  1. :  not relevant :  inapplicable <that statement is irrelevant to your argument>

irrelevantly adverb

Examples of irrelevant in a sentence

  1. His comment is completely irrelevant.

  2. <irrelevant questions that merely disrupted the classroom lesson>



1786

First Known Use of irrelevant

1786


IRRELEVANT Defined for Kids

irrelevant

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adjective ir·rel·e·vant \i-ˈre-lə-vənt\

Definition of irrelevant for Students

  1. :  having no importance or relation to what is being considered <What's that got to do with it? That's irrelevant.>




Law Dictionary

irrelevant

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adjective ir·rel·e·vant \ir-ˈre-lə-vənt\

Legal Definition of irrelevant

  1. :  not relevant :  not applicable or pertinent <irrelevant allegations> <irrelevant evidence> — compare immaterial

irrelevantly adverb




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