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Definitions for irrespective
ˌɪr ɪˈspɛk tɪvir·re·spec·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. regardless, irrespective, disregardless, no matter, disregardingadverb

    in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks

    "he carried on regardless of the difficulties"


  1. irrespectiveadjective

    heedless, regardless

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Irrespectiveadjective

    Having no regard to any circumstances.

    Etymology: in and respective.

    Thus did the Jew, by persuading himself of his particular irrespective election, think it safe to run into all foul sins. Henry Hammond, on Fundamentals.

    According to this doctrine, it must be resolved wholly into the absolute irrespective will of God. John Rogers, Sermons.


  1. irrespective

    Irrespective is an adverb that means without taking account of or being influenced by; not considering; regardless of. It is used to indicate that something is the case even if other factors or circumstances suggest otherwise.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Irrespectiveadjective

    without regard for conditions, circumstances, or consequences; unbiased; independent; impartial; as, an irrespective judgment

  2. Irrespectiveadjective


Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Irrespective

    ir-re-spek′tiv, adj. not having regard to (with of).—adv. Irrespec′tively.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of irrespective in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of irrespective in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of irrespective in a Sentence

  1. Hal Singer:

    There's a need and a demand for legislation irrespective of this [ Facebook ] settlement.

  2. Nobel Committee:

    The quartet was formed in the summer of 2013 when the democratization process was in danger of collapsing as a result of political assassinations and widespread social unrest, it established an alternative, peaceful political process at a time when the country was on the brink of civil war. It was thus instrumental in enabling Tunisia, in the space of a few years, to establish a constitutional system of government guaranteeing fundamental rights for the entire population, irrespective of gender, political conviction or religious belief.

  3. Daniel Chisholm:

    Getting countries to collaborate and engage in this process is in itself something of an accomplishment, irrespective of what the findings of the report present, for the countries and organizations that have taken part in the study, it's clear that they've already started to reflect on where they currently are and where they could change.

  4. Eric Moore:

    In a world where GDP is probably slowing everywhere, irrespective of Brexit, there's just more uncertainty.

  5. Marco Rubio:

    I don't think The President's going to go write The President memoirs and play golf, i think The President's going to be a voice in American politics irrespective of how this turns out. And The President should be. Tens of millions of Americans voted for The President. The President brought people in the Republican Party that have not voted Republican in their entire lives. It would be foolish to not learn lessons from that.

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