Definition of irrespective in English:

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irrespective

Pronunciation: /ˌi(r)rəˈspektiv/

adjective

[predicative] (irrespective of)
Not taking (something) into account; regardless of: child benefit is paid irrespective of income levels
More example sentences
  • In any event, it is not disputed that an account of profits arises irrespective of the grant of an injunction.
  • It binds us together, irrespective of creed or colour, race or religion.
  • As a result, online shops seem to think all they need to do is address security, irrespective of how bad the experience is.
Synonyms
regardless of, without regard to/for, notwithstanding, whatever, no matter what, without consideration of

Derivatives

irrespectively

Pronunciation: /ˌi(r)rəˈspektəvlē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • The gunner's sight is locked onto its designated target throughout the firing sequence, irrespectively of any evasive action the target attempts when aware that it is coming under attack.
  • When a pianist has played a series of concerts, prejudices are dropped and the critics will praise irrespectively.
  • We model the market component, irrespectively of its content, advertised products and brands.

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Syllabification: ir·re·spec·tive

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