adjective Date: 1786 not relevant ; inapplicable <
that statement is irrelevant to your argument
irrelevantly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • irrelevant — irrelevant …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • irrelevant — ir·rel·e·vant /ir re lə vənt/ adj: not relevant: not applicable or pertinent irrelevant allegations irrelevant evidence compare immaterial ir·rel·e·vant·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webst …   Law dictionary

  • irrelevant — Adj. (Aufbaustufe) geh.: von keiner Bedeutung, nicht wichtig Synonyme: bedeutungslos, belanglos, unbedeutend, unerheblich, unwichtig, nicht relevant (geh.) Beispiele: Dieses Problem ist für uns völlig irrelevant. Es ist irrelevant, ob sie kommt… …   Extremes Deutsch

  • Irrelĕvant — (v. lat.), unerheblich …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Irrelevánt — (lat.), »unerheblich«, unwichtig, geringfügig; Irrelevantia, unerhebliche, geringfügige Dinge …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Irrelevánt — (neulat.), unerheblich, ohne Bedeutung; Irrelevánz, Unerheblichkeit …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • irrelevant — (adj.) 1680s, from assimilated form of IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + RELEVANT (Cf. relevant). Related: Irrelevantly …   Etymology dictionary

  • irrelevant — [adj] beside the point extraneous, foreign, garbage, immaterial, impertinent, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inappurtenant, inapropos, inapt, inconsequent, inconsequential, insignificant, not connected with, not germane, not pertaining… …   New thesaurus

  • irrelevant — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not relevant. DERIVATIVES irrelevance noun irrelevancy noun (pl. irrelevancies) irrelevantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • irrelevant — [i rel′ə vənt] adj. not relevant; not pertinent; not to the point; not relating to the subject irrelevance n. irrelevancy n. pl. Irrelevancies irrelevantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • irrelevant — adj. 1) irrelevant to 2) irrelevant to + inf. (it s irrelevant to cite such outdated evidence) 3) irrelevant that + clause (it s irrelevant that she was out of town) * * * [ɪ relɪv(ə)nt] irrelevant to irrelevant that + clause (it s irrelevant… …   Combinatory dictionary

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