extraneous
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ɛkˈstɹeɪ.ni.əs/
  • (Australia) IPA: /ekˈstɹæɪ.ni.əs/
  • (America) IPA: /ɪkˈstɹeɪ.ni.əs/, /ɛkˈstɹeɪ.ni.əs/
Adjective

extraneous (not comparable)

  1. Not belonging to, or dependent upon, a thing; without or beyond a thing; foreign
    to separate gold from extraneous matter
    Extraneous substances were found on my cup of water.
  2. Not essential or intrinsic
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