extraneous : Definition, Usages, News and More

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ek stray nee uhs

  • s  not pertinent to the matter under consideration
    an issue extraneous to the debate
  • s  not essential
    the ballet struck me as extraneous and somewhat out of keeping with the rest of the play
  • s  not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source
    water free of extraneous matter
  • s  coming from the outside
    extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph
    relying upon an extraneous income

  • The ballet struck me as extraneous and somewhat out of keeping with the rest of the play.
  • Mobaganda does everything else Evite does, only without extraneous bells or whistles and you won't have to register or log in.
  • The threads keep the shoe together with a minimum of extraneous material, allowing the spike to weigh in at under 100 grams, which makes it one of the lightest performance shoes on .
News & Articles

  • Soccer-Brazil beat Japan but protests spoil opening day
    (Deletes extraneous word in headline, no change to text) BRASILIA, June 15 (Reuters) - Hosts Brazil opened the Confederations Cup with a comfortable 3-0 win over Japan on Saturday but the occasion was marred when police fired teargas at protesters outside the Mane Garrincha National Stadium. A stunning third minute goal from Neymar set Brazil on their way before Paulinho added a second three ...
    June 15, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Movie Review: 'Twenty Feet from Stardom,' -- 3 stars
    Backup singing is among the purest forms of musical expression. With the focus on the headliner and all the extraneous requirements that come with fame and fortune just out of reach, these supporting performers are free to shape and perfect their craft without distractions.
    June 13, 2013 - amNewYork

  • Jon Kyl in Washington Post
    The chances are better than 50-50 that we will get it done by the end of the week, and hopefully it won't be bogged with down with too many extraneous and costly provisions,Kyl said on "Fox News Sunday."
  • Mitch McConnell in Washington Post
    My expectation is that the conferees will strip the surrender date and extraneous funds from the original bill,said McConnell.
  • Pranab Mukherjee in Hindu
    Making a suo motu statement, External Affairs Minsiter Pranab Mukherjee noted that there were certain "extraneous and prescriptive" provisions in the US legislation on the deal.

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