Definition of IRL in English:

IRL

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abbreviation

  • 1The Republic of Ireland (international vehicle registration).
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    • Your car probably already has an IRL euronumberplate and many of the other items - on sale at exorbitant rates - are merely recommended, not mandatory.
  • 1.1In real life (used in computer games, online contexts, etc. to refer to social interaction in the physical world): a lot of us have never met each other IRL, but we all share this common bond
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    • We're just equally anonymous strangers on the internet, someone who can see the situation IRL might be of more help with advice.
    • Brava on being brave enough to meet an online guy IRL.
    • The budding relationship moved to IRL within three weeks: our first date was on the fourth of July.

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