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irrespective

ir·re·spec·tive

irrespective

pronunciation:
I r spek tihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition: without consideration; disregarding (usu. fol. by of).
derivation: irrespectively (adv.)
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The word irrespective contains the following parts:
ir-2 Latin prefix that means not, without
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The prefix ir-2 occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of in-2 used before base words that begin with 'r.' See in-2