Definition of 'extraneous'
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We would not consider any extraneous factors in awarding work. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It disciplines you to cut away extraneous information. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Her solution is to plump out her pages with extraneous information. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Car makers do not design vehicles that make extraneous noises and it sounds as though you have been fobbed off. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Nursing degree courses should be revised by independent academics, dumping extraneous issues such as promoting equality. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are no reliable opinion polls, and the result will be influenced by three extraneous factors. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Besides, there are too many extraneous and casual factors that pop up in knockout competitions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Agencies serious about keeping extraneous information to a minimum will rely instead on application supplements that structure the kinds of additional information required. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)England might not encounter the extraneous factors that led to that defeat, but that does not mean they are equipped to win. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As the extraneous elements began to wither away, the number of race meetings and the number of days per meeting were both increasing. Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain (2006)
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