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irrevocable

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adjective ir·rev·o·ca·ble \i-ˈre-və-kə-bəl, ˌi(r)- sometimes ˌir-(r)ə-ˈvō-kə-\

Simple Definition of irrevocable

  • : not capable of being changed : impossible to revoke

Full Definition of irrevocable

  1. :  not possible to revoke :  unalterable <an irrevocable decision>

ir·rev·o·ca·bil·i·ty play \-ˌre-və-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē, ˌir-(r)ə-ˌvō-kə-\ noun
ir·rev·o·ca·ble·ness play \-ˈre-və-kə-bəl-nəs, ˌir-(r)ə-ˈvō-kə-\ noun
ir·rev·o·ca·bly play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of irrevocable

  1. She has made an irrevocable decision.



Origin of irrevocable

Middle English, from Latin irrevocabilis, from in- + revocabilis revocable


First Known Use: 14th century


IRREVOCABLE Defined for Kids

irrevocable

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adjective ir·rev·o·ca·ble \i-ˈre-və-kə-bəl\

Definition of irrevocable

  1. :  impossible to take away or undo <an irrevocable decision>

ir·rev·o·ca·bly \-blē\ adverb




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