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in·ap·po·site

 (ĭn-ăp′ə-zĭt)
adj.
Not pertinent; unsuitable.

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

inapposite

(ɪnˈæpəzɪt)
adj
not appropriate or pertinent; unsuitable
inˈappositely adv
inˈappositeness n

in•ap•po•site

(ɪnˈæp ə zɪt)

adj.
not apposite; not pertinent.
[1655–65]
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
Translations

inapposite

[ɪnˈæpəzɪt] ADJinapropiado, fuera de lugar

inapposite

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