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Not related or linked:‘unrelated facts’‘households containing two or more unrelated people’
irrelevant, immaterial, inapplicable, unconcerned, inapt, foreign, alien, extraneous, extrinsic, peripheral, off the subject, beside the point, off the point, wide of the mark, not pertinent, not germaneseparate, unconnected, independent, unattached, unassociated, unlinked, unallied, distinct, discrete, individual, uncoupledView synonyms
- ‘Matched donors may be found among close relatives such as brothers or sisters, or can be from an unrelated donor.’
- ‘Laws now regarded as distinct and unrelated would be synthesized within a single unique description.’
- ‘Back in the 1960s, there were two professional football leagues that were unrelated.’
- ‘A similar exercise is being undertaken in Skipton, although the two projects are unrelated.’
- ‘Her second divorce was unrelated to her choice of lifestyle and happened some time before she started work on the book.’
- ‘That it is a justified belief cannot be a brute fundamental fact unrelated to the kind of belief it is.’
- ‘I get carried away with my attempts to link the most unrelated posts I can find.’
- ‘Trevor Line, defending, said his client had only recently come out of prison for an unrelated offence.’
- ‘What this seemingly unrelated bunch of foods has in common is lecithin, a crucial building block in cell walls.’
- ‘He also pleaded guilty to two unrelated matters of breaching a restraining order and handling stolen goods.’
- ‘This unrelated incident ultimately resulted in an individual being charged with murder.’
- ‘It has emerged that he was suffering from an unrelated medical condition and needed medical treatment.’
- ‘These can provide transplant physicians with stem cells from unrelated but matched donors.’
- ‘People are also starting to draw connections between apparently unrelated facts.’
- ‘There was no single cause of the shame, rather a series of unrelated facts.’
- ‘In the strange world of synchronicity and serendipity that we inhabit, these two facts are not unrelated.’
- ‘For entirely unrelated reasons, two of the names I particularly like are Carmen and Miranda.’
- ‘The headline was irresponsible because it was unrelated to the facts of the case.’
- ‘Now these are not unrelated developments unfolding within separate political communities.’
- ‘These private haplotypes are phylogenetically related but geographically unrelated.’
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