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1       adj   If you describe something such as a fact or remark as irrelevant, you mean that it is not connected with what you are discussing or dealing with.  
oft ADJ to n     (Antonym: relevant)    The government decided that their testimony would be irrelevant to the case.     
  irrelevantly      adv   ADV with v, ADV with cl  
She would have hated the suit, I thought irrelevantly.     
2       adj   If you say that something is irrelevant, you mean that it is not important in a situation.  
oft ADJ to n  
The choice of subject matter is irrelevant...     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  


beside the point, extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, inconsequent, neither here nor there, unconnected, unrelated  
   applicable, apposite, appropriate, apt, connected, fitting, pertinent, related, relevant, suitable  

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