inapplicable

[ in-ap-li-kuh-buhl ]
/ ɪnˈæp lɪ kə bəl /

adjective

not applicable; unsuitable.

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Origin of inapplicable

First recorded in 1650–60; in-3 + applicable

OTHER WORDS FROM inapplicable

in·ap·pli·ca·bil·i·ty, in·ap·pli·ca·ble·ness, nounin·ap·pli·ca·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inapplicable

inapplicable
/ (ɪnˈæplɪkəbəl, ˌɪnəˈplɪk-) /

adjective

not applicable or suitable; irrelevant

Derived forms of inapplicable

inapplicability or inapplicableness, nouninapplicably, adverb
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