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Multiple Meanings
extraneous

She has a tendency to get distracted by extraneous details.
not relevant or important to the matter under consideration

More rarely, extraneous can refer to something that does not belong to that in which it is contained (as in "water free of extraneous matter"); or to something coming from an outside source (as in "Extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph.")
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