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irrecoverable

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adjective ir·re·cov·er·able \ˌir-i-ˈkəv-rə-bəl, -ˈkə-və-\

Simple Definition of irrecoverable

  • : impossible to recover or get back

Full Definition of irrecoverable

  1. :  not capable of being recovered or rectified :  irreparable <an irrecoverable loss>

ir·re·cov·er·able·ness noun
ir·re·cov·er·ably play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of irrecoverable

  1. <unfortunately, he was destined to live out his days as an irrecoverable alcoholic>

  2. <one computer file proved to be irrecoverable after the crash>



15th Century

First Known Use of irrecoverable

15th century



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