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inescapable

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adjective in·es·cap·able \ˌi-nə-ˈskā-pə-bəl\

Simple Definition of inescapable

  • : impossible to deny or avoid

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of inescapable

  1. :  incapable of being avoided, ignored, or denied :  inevitable

inescapably play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of inescapable in a sentence

  1. It's an inescapable truth that these problems have no easy solution.

  2. <some people believe that your fate is determined at birth and thus inescapable>



1792

First Known Use of inescapable

1792


INESCAPABLE Defined for Kids

inescapable

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adjective in·es·cap·able \ˌi-nə-ˈskā-pə-bəl\

Definition of inescapable for Students

  1. :  inevitable <She came to the inescapable conclusion that he was right.>





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