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noun irrelevance pronunciation in British English /ɪˈreləvəns/
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singularirrelevance
pluralirrelevances

or irrelevancy irrelevance pronunciation in British English /ɪˈreləvənsi/

  1. [uncountable] the fact of being not relevant

    The irrelevance of his replies indicated that he wasn’t listening.

    1. a.
      [countable] something that is not important or necessary to a particular situation or subject

      To many younger people, the monarchy had become an irrelevance.

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