extraneous

phonetic symbol: / ekstréɪniəs / 

extraneous - English Dictionary

[ adjective satellite ]
■ coming from the outside
e.g.)
・extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph
・relying upon an extraneous income
external , outside

[ adjective satellite ]
■ not essential
e.g.)
・the ballet struck me as extraneous and somewhat out of keeping with the rest of the play

[ adjective satellite ]
■ not pertinent to the matter under consideration
e.g.)
・an issue extraneous to the debate
immaterial , impertinent , orthogonal

[ adjective satellite ]
■ not belonging to that in which it is contained
■ introduced from an outside source
e.g.)
・water free of extraneous matter
foreign

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