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Definitions for irrelevant
ɪˈrɛl ə vənt; ɪˈrɛv ə ləntir·rel·e·vant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irrelevantadjective

    having no bearing on or connection with the subject at issue

    "an irrelevant comment"; "irrelevant allegations"


  1. irrelevantadjective

    Not related, not applicable, unimportant, not connected.


  1. Irrelevant

    Irrelevant is the second album by the Canadian hard rock band Slik Toxik. The album was released in 1994. "Twenty Something" and "Dive" were released as singles. The album was recorded at Toronto Studio Phase One.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Irrelevant

    ir-rel′e-vant, adj. not relevant.—n. Irrel′evancy.—adv. Irrel′evantly.

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'irrelevant' in Adjectives Frequency: #821

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of irrelevant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of irrelevant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of irrelevant in a Sentence

  1. Edie Falco:

    She took her job seriously and she didn't always have to believe her clients were innocent, it was irrelevant to her. Her job was to prove them innocent until proven guilty. She took that very seriously and I respect that. It was not about how other people perceived her or how other people perceived her clients. She was going to, at least according to the law, give them a fair shake.

  2. John Lyndon:

    This man saved Britain. Whatever he got up to in South Africa or India beforehand is utterly irrelevant to the major issue in hand, we are not walking up and down the high street with jackboots and helmets because of that man.

  3. Andrew McCarthy:

    But whether the President's conduct is or is not within the letter of the law is irrelevant; there's a really good reason why, for generations, presidents from across the ideological spectrum have respected the principle of not interfering in federal criminal investigations. That President Trump seems wholly indifferent to this principle, or the potentially devastating consequences of its demise, is the real scandal here. a prosecutor wouldn't make a decision on the basis of one hearsay line in a memo that has not been publicly available and that no one knows the context of.

  4. Eytan Gilboa:

    His strategy is that he will leave Iran with the capability of having nuclear material, but will impose an inspection regime that will make it irrelevant. Obama also wants to elevate Iran to the position of regional policeman in the Middle East, responsible for regional stability. This policy is so far-fetched that any student of Middle East studies would understand it is like hallucinating!

  5. Jim Harbaugh:

    What they say, the they, to me that’s always been completely irrelevant. It means nothing whether they’re saying something good about you or something bad about you, all I know is there's a foxhole, we’re in it. And wherever the fire is coming from, we want to be running into it.

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    lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
    • A. rapture
    • B. accident
    • C. mediocrity
    • D. match

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