un·​re·​lat·​ed | \ ˌən-ri-ˈlā-təd How to pronounce unrelated (audio) \

Definition of unrelated

: not related: such as
a : not connected by birth or family They have the same last name but are unrelated.
b : not connected in any way : discrete, separate an unrelated incident
c : not told a previously unrelated tale

Examples of unrelated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Well, the reason why might not be entirely unrelated to the objectives of WAMI, the initiative co-created by Buchanan, Stella Jean and Michelle Francine Ngonmo to create more diversity in designer representation on Milan’s Runways. Luke Leitch, Vogue, 20 Sep. 2022 Metro officials at the time said the issue was unrelated to the defect in the 7000 series. Justin George, Washington Post, 20 Sep. 2022 When Ridley-Thomas sought to separate his case from Flynn’s, his lawyers argued that the Bass scholarship predated the charges in the case and was unrelated to him. Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times, 19 Sep. 2022 The city’s case is unrelated to the unpaid sales taxes to the county. al, 15 Sep. 2022 The Cowboys’ ability to complete just three of 15 third-down attempts – and often miss short-to-intermediate conversions – was not unrelated. Jori Epstein, USA TODAY, 13 Sep. 2022 Beijing’s Defense Ministry said China’s participation in the exercises was unrelated to the regional and international situation, in an apparent reference to Taiwan and Ukraine. Keith Zhai, WSJ, 13 Sep. 2022 The suspect being charged with the kidnapping and murder of the Memphis mother of two is now facing new charges that are unrelated to the abduction of Eliza Fletcher. Adam Sabes, Fox News, 10 Sep. 2022 Recent closures of beaches in Coronado and Imperial Beach are unrelated to bacterial outbreaks in the San Diego River. David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Sep. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unrelated

1611, in the meaning defined above

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24 Sep 2022

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“Unrelated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrelated. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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