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English definition of “irrelevance”

irrelevance

noun [C or U] uk   /ɪˈrel.ɪ.vəns/ (formal irrelevancy,   /-vən.si/   ) us  
the fact that something is not related to what is being discussed or considered and therefore not important, or an example of this: Sympathy is an irrelevance - we need practical help. Many of these problems may simply fade into irrelevance when the new rules come into force.
irrelevantly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
(Definition of irrelevance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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