inapplicable

  • 1 inapplicable — [ inaplikabl ] adj. • 1762; de 1. in et applicable ♦ Qui ne peut être appliqué. Théorie, décret, réforme inapplicable. Règle inapplicable à un cas (⇒ exception) . Procédé inapplicable en la circonstance. ⊗ CONTR. Applicable. ● inapplicable… …

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  • 2 Inapplicable — In*ap pli*ca*ble, a. [Pref. in not + applicable.] Not applicable; incapable of being applied; not adapted; not suitable; as, the argument is inapplicable to the case. J. S. Mill. Syn: Unsuitable; unsuited; unadapted; inappropriate; inapposite;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 inapplicable — I adjective alien, at variance, clashing, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, divergent, foreign, ill adapted, impertinent, improper, inadmissible, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incommensurable, incompatible, incongruent, incongruous,… …

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  • 4 inapplicable — (adj.) 1650s, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + APPLICABLE (Cf. applicable). Related: Inapplicably; inapplicability …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 inapplicable — [adj] not relevant extraneous, foreign, garbage*, immaterial, impertinent, inapposite, inappropriate, inappurtenant, inapropos, inapt, inconsistent, irrelative, irrelevant, remote, unsuitable, unsuited; concept 546 Ant. applicable, related,… …

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  • 6 inapplicable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not relevant or appropriate. DERIVATIVES inapplicability noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 inapplicable — [in ap′li kə bəl] adj. not applicable; not suitable; inappropriate inapplicability n. inapplicably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 inapplicable — in|ap|pli|ca|ble [ˌınəˈplıkəbəl, ınˈæplıkəbəl US ınˈæplık ] adj rules, statements, questions etc that are inapplicable are not suitable, correct, or able to be used in a particular situation ≠ ↑applicable inapplicable to ▪ Most of the new… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 inapplicable — adj. inapplicable to * * * [ɪn æplɪkəb(ə)l] inapplicable to …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 inapplicable — [[t]ɪ̱nəplɪ̱kəb(ə)l, AM ɪnæ̱plɪk [/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ to n Something that is inapplicable to what you are talking about is not relevant or appropriate to it. His theory was inapplicable to many underdeveloped economies. Syn:… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 inapplicable — adjective a description, question, or rule that is inapplicable to a particular subject cannot sensibly be used about it (+ to): These new regulations are inapplicable to us. inapplicability noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 INAPPLICABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui ne peut être appliqué. Cet exemple est inapplicable au fait dont il s agit …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 13 INAPPLICABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui ne peut être appliqué à ce dont il est question. Cet exemple est inapplicable au fait dont il s’agit …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 14 inapplicable — adjective Not applicable; incapable of being applied; not adapted; not suitable; as, the argument is inapplicable to the case …

    Wiktionary

  • 15 inapplicable — (i na pli ka bl ) adj. Qui ne peut être appliqué. Cet exemple est inapplicable au fait dont il s agit. ÉTYMOLOGIE    In.... 1, et applicable …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 16 inapplicable — in|ap|pli|ca|ble [ ın æplıkəbl, ,ınə plıkəbl ] adjective FORMAL not relevant: Delete questions where they are inapplicable. ╾ in|ap|pli|ca|bil|i|ty [ ,ınəplıkə bıləti ] noun uncount …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 inapplicable — adjective they argued that executive privilege was simply inapplicable in the face of the grand jury subpoena Syn: irrelevant, immaterial, not germane, not pertinent, unrelated, unconnected, extraneous, beside the point; unsuitable, inapposite;… …

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  • 18 inapplicable — UK [ˌɪnəˈplɪkəb(ə)l] / US [ɪnˈæplɪkəb(ə)l] / US [ˌɪnəˈplɪkəb(ə)l] adjective formal not relevant Delete questions where they are inapplicable. Derived word: inapplicability UK [ˌɪnəˌplɪkəˈbɪlətɪ] / US [ˌɪnəplɪkəˈbɪlətɪ] noun uncountable …

    English dictionary

  • 19 inapplicable — adjective Date: 1656 not applicable ; irrelevant • inapplicability noun • inapplicably adverb …

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  • 20 inapplicable — inapplicability, inapplicableness, n. inapplicably, adv. /in ap li keuh beuhl/, adj. not applicable; unsuitable. [1650 60; IN 3 + APPLICABLE] Syn. irrelevant, inapposite. * * * …

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