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Sinônimos de extraneous

(adjectivo) 
Definition
not essential or relevant to the situation or subject being considered
Just give me the basic facts, with no extraneous details.
Sinônimos
nonessential
,
unnecessary
The slaughter of whales is unnecessary and inhuman.
,
extra
This exercise will help you burn up any extra calories.
,
additional
Additional troops have been sent to the region.
,
redundant
the conversion of redundant buildings to residential use
,
needless
Our families thought I was taking a needless risk.
,
peripheral
That information is peripheral to the main story.
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supplementary
the question of whether or not we need to take supplementary vitamins
,
incidental
The playing of music proved to be incidental to the main business.
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superfluous
My presence at the afternoon's proceedings was superflous.
,
unneeded
,
inessential
We judged footnotes inessential to the text.
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unessential
(adjectivo) 
Definition
not essential or relevant to the situation or subject being considered
Let's not allow ourselves to be sidetracked by extraneous questions.
Sinônimos
irrelevant
irrelevant details
,
inappropriate
That remark was inappropriate for such a serious issue.
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unrelated
Two other detectives have been suspended in an unrelated matter.
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unconnected
The knowledge turned in unconnected fragments in his head.
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immaterial
Whether we like him or not is immaterial.
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beside the point
Brian didn't like it, but that was beside the point.
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impertinent
Since we already knew this, to tell us again seemed impertinent.
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inadmissible
Evidence presented by the prosecution was judged inadmissible.
,
off the subject
,
inapplicable
This theory is inapplicable to many less developed economies.
, ,
(adjectivo) 
extraneous influences affecting his state of mind
Sinônimos
external
the commissioner for external affairs
,
foreign
a foreign language
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strange
I ended up alone in a strange city.
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alien
They were afraid of the presence of alien troops in the region.
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exotic
travelling around the globe to collect rare and exotic plant species
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out of place
,
extrinsic
the extrinsic conditions which affect relationships
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Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of additional
Additional troops have been sent to the region.
Sinônimos
new,
increased,
appended,
add-on,
over-and-above
in the sense of adventitious
Definition
added or appearing accidentally
in the sense of alien
Definition
foreign
They were afraid of the presence of alien troops in the region.
Sinônimos
imported,
not native,
not naturalized

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Tesauro para extraneous do Collins Tesauro Inglês
Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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