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extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, orthogonaladjective
not pertinent to the matter under consideration
"an issue extraneous to the debate"; "the price was immaterial"; "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point"
"the ballet struck me as extraneous and somewhat out of keeping with the rest of the play"
not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source
"water free of extraneous matter"; "foreign particles in milk"
external, extraneous, outsideadjective
coming from the outside
"extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups"
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The art deprived of closeness to the world is, in fact, pure, flat, unmanageable, decorative. Totally extraneous because she herself destroyed outer. Empty and indifferent, deprived of destiny, it solves only technical issues.
It is not inconceivable now that Mr. Robert Mueller and Robert Mueller team may seek to conjure up some extraneous crime, pertaining to my business, or maybe not even pertaining to the 2016 election.
I can’t predict for you what extraneous items may be included (on the omnibus) but there are almost always some.
I wouldn't be for a bill that would be $ 1.8 trillion - $ 2 trillion, it's too much and there's going to be too much extraneous stuff as well.
My kind of loyalty was to one's country, not to its institutions or its officeholders. The country is the real thing, the substantial thing, the eternal thing; it is the thing to watch over, and care for, and be loyal to; institutions are extraneous, they are its mere clothing, and clothing can wear out, become ragged, cease to be comfortable, cease to protect the body from winter, disease, and death.
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- чужд, въ̀ншенBulgarian
- чу́ждый, посторо́нний, вне́шнийRussian
- stran, nepripadajućiSerbo-Croatian
- ovidkommande, främmande, yttreSwedish
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