Examples of inapplicable in a Sentence
the judge refused to allow mention of the defendant's conviction for shoplifting, ruling that it was inapplicable to the case at hand
Recent Examples of inapplicable from the Web
The statute itself, the court says, doesn’t provide a civil cause of action, and the Whistleblower Act was inapplicable here.
The only way to get around a legally applicable privilege would be to seek an order of immunity, which would protect the witness from criminal exposure and therefore render the Fifth Amendment inapplicable.
The decision overturned a state trial judge’s decision to throw out the jury’s verdict after determining the 1967 law under which Mr. Aleynikov was convicted was inapplicable because it was written before the advent of much of the digital age.
Its primary argument, unsurprisingly, takes on just how outdated and inapplicable the law the FBI has invoked is.
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First Known Use of inapplicable
Synonymsextraneous, immaterial, impertinent, irrelevant, inapposite, irrelative
Antonymsapplicable, apposite, apropos, germane, material, pertinent, pointed, relative, relevant
Related Wordsincidental, peripheral, tangent, tangential; dead, moot; inconsequential, insignificant, unimportant; empty, inane, meaningless, pointless, senseless, useless; inappropriate, inapt, unsuitable
Near Antonymsimportant, meaningful, significant; sensible, useful; appropriate, apt, fit, suitable
INAPPLICABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inapplicable for English Language Learners
: not able to be used in a particular situation : not applicable or relevant
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