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English definition of “irrelevant”

irrelevant

adjective     /ɪˈrel.ɪ.vənt/
not related to what is being discussed or considered and therefore not important : These documents are largely irrelevant to the present investigation . Making a large profit is irrelevant to us - the important thing is to make the book available to the largest possible audience .Irrelevant
(Definition of irrelevant adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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