unrelatedly

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

unrelatedly (comparative more unrelatedly, superlative most unrelatedly)

  1. (manner, degree) In an unrelated manner.
    • 1976, John Dewey, Jo Ann Boydston (editor), Sidney Hook (introduction), The Middle Works, 1899-1924, Volume 2: 1902-1903, page 37,
      Someone must come to the rescue of the threatened ideals; and so they are vehemently reasserted as inherently and unrelatedly valid.
    • 1982, Richard Buckminster Fuller, E. J. Applewhite, Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking, page 95,
      [] fourth, the Universe events occurring nonsimultaneously, remotely, and unrelatedly subsequent to the system events; [] .
    • 2005, Alan M. Rugman, Alain Verbeke, Analysis of Multinational Strategic Management: The Selected Scientific Papers of Alan M. Rugman and Alain Verbeke, page 136,
      For example, unrelatedly diversified MNEs are viewed as requiring only a low information processing capability of corporate level management,
      [Note: MNE = Multinational Enterprise]
  2. (speech-act) Used to indicate that the accompanying statement is unrelated (unconnected) to a preceding statement or occurrence.
    • 1969, John Vriend, Wayne W. Dyer, Counseling Effectively in Groups, page 8,
      Not unrelatedly, Barbara B. Varenhorst has described how game theory and simulations can be a pragmatic part of effective group counseling practice.
    • 2005, Richard H. Brodhead, The American Literary Field 1860-1890, in Sacvan Bercovitch, Cyrus R. K. Patell, The Cambridge History of American Literature: Prose Writing, 1860-1920, page 35,
      Not unrelatedly, it also presumes a higher degree of aesthetic cultivation.
    • 2008, Simon Critchley, The Book of Dead Philosophers, page 17,
      Unrelatedly, but continuing our Pythagorean bean theme, Empedocles' fragment 141 reads, 'Wretches, utter wretches, keep your hands off beans!