from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Unrelated to the matter being considered.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not related, not applicable, unimportant, not connected.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not relevant; not having relation; not applicable or pertinent.
- In law. having no legitimate bearing on the real question. See immaterial, incompetent, relevant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having no bearing on or connection with the subject at issue
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The best way to fight off these Smartbook folks is to make the term irrelevant, and we can coin a better term at the same time.
Jon Perlman , a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, suspended his AdWords account last year after he found out he was charged for what he called irrelevant search terms such as "oliva newton john photo" and "tattoo removal studio city."
And the U.N., which we called irrelevant at the time, they're not there to help us.
They were involved in irrelevant issues, as always.
What makes this conversation sadly irrelevant is that the true part of that clip is that consumers are buying for all the wrong reasons.
While I do not think that Kling's position that Type M arguments are irrelevant is sound, I think if you take that position, then this post is irrelevant.
Whether any universally omniscient entity exists or not is, at least for now anyway, irrelevant from a scientific perspective, because it can be neither proven nor disproven experimentally.
The GOP needs to get some INTELLIGENT folks to come up with some solutions or they will remain irrelevant to the process.
If organizations like the SCLC continue with their "some discrimination is acceptable" mentality then they will remain irrelevant as the world passes them.
An executive should have some independence, but a presidency that treats the people as irrelevant is not democratic.