inapplicable

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adjective in·ap·pli·ca·ble \(ˌ)i-ˈna-pli-kə-bəl also ˌi-nə-ˈpli-kə-\

Definition of inapplicable

  1. :  not applicable :  irrelevant

inapplicability

play \-ˌna-pli-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē also ˌi-nə-ˌpli-kə-\ noun

inapplicably

play \(ˌ)i-ˈna-pli-kə-blē also ˌi-nə-ˈpli-kə-\ adverb

Examples of inapplicable in a sentence

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

1656

First Known Use of inapplicable

1656


INAPPLICABLE Defined for English Language Learners

inapplicable

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adjective in·ap·pli·ca·ble \(ˌ)i-ˈna-pli-kə-bəl also ˌi-nə-ˈpli-kə-\

Definition of inapplicable for English Language Learners

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



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