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inapplicable

[in-ap-li-kuh-buh l] /ɪnˈæp lɪ kə bəl/
adjective
1.
not applicable; unsuitable.
Origin of inapplicable
1650-1660
1650-60; in-3 + applicable
Related forms
inapplicability, inapplicableness, noun
inapplicably, adverb
Synonyms
irrelevant, inapposite.
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British Dictionary definitions for inapplicable

inapplicable

/ɪnˈæplɪkəbəl; ˌɪnəˈplɪk-/
adjective
1.
not applicable or suitable; irrelevant
Derived Forms
inapplicability, inapplicableness, noun
inapplicably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inapplicable
adj.

1650s, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + applicable. Related: Inapplicably; inapplicability.

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