Related to irrelative: irrelevant


1. Having no correlative relationship; unconnected.
2. Irrelevant.

ir·rel′a·tive·ly adv.
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1. unrelated
2. a rare word for irrelevant
irˈrelatively adv
irˈrelativeness n
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(ɪˈrɛl ə tɪv)

1. not relative; without relation (usu. fol. by to).
2. irrelevant.
ir•rel′a•tive•ly, adv.
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References in classic literature ?
'WHICH, was you pleased to observe, Miss Varden?' said Miggs, with a strong emphasis on the irrelative pronoun.
Al-Mousa also said PAM commits to employers' applications in accordance with the labor vacancy regulation, which imposed objective conditions irrelative with nationalities or number of workers.
However, due to irrelative stimuli, P300-based BCI has a reported decrease in performance after long-term operation.
A higher pod area was observed in HPD as compared to LPD irrelative of varieties and growing season (Figures 4(c) and 4(d)).
Matter's having been radiated, at its origin, atomically [i.e., as a gas], into a limited sphere of Space, from one, individual, unconditional, irrelative, and absolute Particle Proper.
As for the original AHP the Rembrandt technique makes use of a structured hierarchical approach based on the principle that decision-makers make pairwise comparisons between alternatives to determine subjective impacts under each criterion in the assessment and between criteria in order to determine the irrelative importance.
Thus, we have omitted the description of Limbo, as a mere vocabulary of proper names, and curtailed that of the arsenal of Venice, admirable in itself, but quite irrelative. For the same, or rather more cogent reasons, we have abbreviated many of the transmutations in the xxth Canto, which, in prolixity and obscurity leave Ovid at an infinite distance behind him.
The terms in [P.sub.0] vary with different systems and are irrelative with [P.sub.t,i] whereas the relationship between [P.sub.PA,i] and [P.sub.t,i] is [P.sub.PA,i] = ([xi]/[eta] - 1)[P.sub.t,i], where [xi] is the peak to average ratio and [eta] is the drain efficiency [18].
This algorithm only compares a rule with those which are likely to generate redundancies and this could avoid a large number of unnecessary comparisons with irrelative rules.
(198) On the other hand, "speech uttered by a professional that is irrelative to the practice of his or her profession and outside a particular professional-client relationship likely falls beyond the purview of professional speech." (199)
He continued,"were also discussed the subject of Arab villages that were demolished and dredging during the liberation operation or after it, outlining that Ambassador Jones stressed his rejection to all outlaw practices and the need to reduce them because they are irrelative to humanity.
Based on this, the results of the study were interpreted as discussed below: Hyperglycemia can be seen in the course of acute MI irrelative to DM; and it is associated with increased mortality after MI.1 The relationship between no-reow" phenomenon and acute hyperglycemia can be explained by a lot of mechanisms.