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Not pertinent; unsuitable.

in·ap′po·site·ly adv.
in·ap′po·site·ness n.


not appropriate or pertinent; unsuitable
inˈappositely adv
inˈappositeness n


(ɪnˈæp ə zɪt)

not apposite; not pertinent.
in•ap′po•site•ly, adv.
in•ap′po•site•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inapposite - of an inappropriate or misapplied nature
malapropos - of an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature


[ɪnˈæpəzɪt] ADJinapropiado, fuera de lugar


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The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) found the SCSL's definition of forced marriage to be inapposite in the context of the trials of former Khmer Rouge officials and came up with a different definition.
could, more or less (135)--but the Justices found the claim inapposite.
Painting the contrast between churches in such stark terms thus runs the risk of falsely dichotomising these inter-articulated social domains, reinscribing reified and culturally inapposite assumptions about the opposition between 'individual' and 'society'.
Moreover, in dubio pro operario is often used by judges not as a final decisive criterion in litigation, but merely as a supporting argument; (109) however, some judges in Latin America may decide cases inapposite to the black letter, bright-line rules when strict abidance with such rules would issue an unfair outcome.
Because prices reflect market rather than social value, the perceived informational advantage of markets is largely inapposite to social innovations.
Presumably, the position is based on the fact that a partnership--not an individual--owns all the interests in the disregarded entity and, thus, the example from the regulations is inapposite.
Since the related party owned like-kind property, the conclusions in Letter Rulings 200712013 and 200728008 are inapposite.
150) But the court emphasized how narrowly tailored such restrictions would have to be, holding them inapposite to a person "'film[ing] [officers] from a comfortable remove'" without "'[speaking] to nor molest[ing] them in any way' (except in directly responding to the officers when they addressed him [or her])," (151) while present in a "traditional public space[].
While this comparison may seem inapposite, Boltanski and Chiapello's historical study, The New Spirit of Capitalism (1999) demonstrated the extent to which the corporate management culture of the 1990s (across all sectors of industry) absorbed 'culture', to the extent that the corporate imagination now craves creativity, risk-taking, flexibility, polyvalency, radical autonomy, mobility and openness to change.
First, Justice Powell relied on inapposite precedent to support his contention that the Court traditionally recognized an assumption of risk exception to the reasonable expectation of privacy test.
The majority opinion explained that the line of cases interpreting Rule 23 are inapposite to a [section]216(b) analysis because of the fundamental distinction between the two types of actions.