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ir·rel·e·vant

 (ĭ-rĕl′ə-vənt)
adj.
Unrelated to the matter being considered.

ir·rel′e·vant·ly adv.
Synonyms: irrelevant, extraneous, immaterial, impertinent
These adjectives mean not pertinent to the subject under consideration: ignored irrelevant comments during the discussion; a question extraneous to the topic of the presentation; an objection that was declared to be immaterial to the case; deleted the impertinent facts from the report.
Antonym: relevant
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irrelevant

(ɪˈrɛləvənt)
adj
not relating or pertinent to the matter at hand; not important
irˈrelevance, irˈrelevancy n
irˈrelevantly adv
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ir•rel•e•vant

(ɪˈrɛl ə vənt)

adj.
not relevant; not applicable or pertinent.
[1780–90]
ir•rel′e•vant•ly, adv.
pron: The pronunciation of irrelevant as (ɪˈrɛv ə lənt) as if spelled irrevelant, is the result of metathesis, the transposition of two sounds, in this case, the (l) and the (v). relevant, the base word, is occasionally subject to the same process. Analogy with words like prevalent and equivalent may play a role.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irrelevant - having no bearing on or connection with the subject at issue; "an irrelevant comment"; "irrelevant allegations"
relevant - having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue; "the scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research"
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irrelevant

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irrelevant

adjective
Not relevant or pertinent to the subject; not applicable:
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Translations
غَيْرُ مُتَّصِلٌ بِالـمَوْضُوعِلا صِلَةَ له بالمَوضوع
irelevantnínepatřící k věci
irrelevant
epäolennainen
nevažan
irreleváns
utan viî efniî, óviîkomandi
無関係な
관계가 없는
ne vietojenesusijęs su tema
neatbilstošsnepiederīgs
irelevantný
nepomemben
irrelevant
ไม่เกี่ยวข้องกัน
alakasızilgisizkonu dışı
không liên quan

irrelevant

[ɪˈreləvənt] ADJ [details, information] → irrelevante, intrascendente
what you are saying is irrelevantlo que dices no viene al caso, lo que dices es irrelevante
those remarks are irrelevant to the present discussionesas observaciones no tienen relación con lo que se está discutiendo
the proposals are irrelevant to most of our customerslas propuestas les son indiferentes a la mayoría de nuestros clientes
he was irrelevant, merely to be disposed ofera una persona superflua de la que se podía prescindir
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

irrelevant

[ɪˈrɛlɪvənt] adj
(= unconnected) [remark] → hors de propos
That's irrelevant → C'est hors de propos.
He either ignored questions or gave irrelevant answers → Tantôt il ignorait mes questions, tantôt il répondait à côté.
to be irrelevant to sth (= have no bearing on) → n'avoir aucune incidence sur qch
(= unimportant) → dénué(e) de pertinence, qui n'a (plus) aucune importance
Many regarded Parliament as irrelevant → Beaucoup considéraient le parlement comme une institution dénuée de pertinence., Beaucoup considéraient le parlement comme une institution désuète.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

irrelevant

adjirrelevant; details also, informationunwesentlich, nebensächlich; titles etcbedeutungslos; it is irrelevant whether he agrees or notes ist irrelevant or belanglos, ob er zustimmt; these issues are irrelevant to the younger generationdiese Fragen sind für die jüngere Generation irrelevant or belanglos; it’s irrelevant to the subjectdas ist für das Thema irrelevant; his novels are largely irrelevant to the concerns of todayseine Romane haben wenig Bezug auf die Probleme von heute; don’t be irrelevant (in discussion) → bleib bei der Sache; (in essay writing) → bleiben Sie beim Thema
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

irrelevant

[ɪˈrɛləvənt] adjnon pertinente
if he has the qualifications, his age is irrelevant → se ha i titoli la sua età non ha importanza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

irrelevant

(iˈrelivənt) adjective
not connected with the subject that is being discussed etc. irrelevant comments.
irˈrelevantly adverb
irˈrelevance noun
irˈrelevancy noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

irrelevant

غَيْرُ مُتَّصِلٌ بِالـمَوْضُوعِ irelevantní irrelevant irrelevant άσχετος irrelevante epäolennainen hors de propos nevažan irrilevante 無関係な 관계가 없는 irrelevant irrelevant nieistotny irrelevante неуместный irrelevant ไม่เกี่ยวข้องกัน alakasız không liên quan 不相关的
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

irrelevant

a. ajeno-a, no pertinente, que no tiene relación con lo que se discute; que no viene al caso.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
It was striking of the children, at all events, to kiss me inveterately with a kind of wild irrelevance and never to fail--one or the other-- of the precious question that had helped us through many a peril.
Letterblair must have told her of his coming; but the irrelevance of her next remark made him change his mind.
That he should be regarded as a suitor to herself would have seemed to her a ridiculous irrelevance. Dorothea, with all her eagerness to know the truths of life, retained very childlike ideas about marriage.