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extraneous

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From Latin extrāneus (from without, strange)

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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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