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immovable

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adjective im·mov·able \(ˌ)i(m)-ˈmü-və-bəl\

Definition of immovable

  1. 1 :  incapable of being moved; broadly :  not moving or not intended to be moved

  2. 2 a :  steadfast, unyielding b :  not capable of being moved emotionally

immovability

play \-ˌmü-və-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

immovableness

play \-ˈmü-və-bəl-nəs\ noun

immovably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of immovable in a sentence

  1. <that boulder is immovable, even with a bulldozer>

  2. <despite tears and pleading, the police officer was immovable on the matter of a hefty fine for speeding>

14th Century

First Known Use of immovable

14th century


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immovable

noun im·mov·able

Definition of immovable

  1. 1 :  one that cannot be moved

  2. 2 plural :  real property as opposed to movable property

1588

First Known Use of immovable

1588


IMMOVABLE Defined for English Language Learners

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immovable

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adjective im·mov·able \(ˌ)i(m)-ˈmü-və-bəl\

Definition of immovable for English Language Learners

  • : not able to be moved : firmly fixed in place

  • : not able to be changed or persuaded


IMMOVABLE Defined for Kids

immovable

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adjective im·mov·able \i-ˈmü-və-bəl\

Definition of immovable for Students

  1. 1 :  impossible to move :  firmly fixed in place

  2. 2 :  not able to be changed or persuaded <He is immovable in his beliefs.>


Law Dictionary

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immovable

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adjective im·mov·able \im-ˈmü-və-bəl\

Legal Definition of immovable

  1. :  incapable of being moved — see also immovable property at property


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immovable

noun im·mov·able

Legal Definition of immovable

  1. :  an item of immovable property (as land, standing timber, or a building) <a manufactured home placed upon a lot or tract of land shall be an immovableLouisiana Revised Statutes>; also :  an interest or right (as a servitude) in an item of immovable property <a predial servitude is an incorporeal immovableLouisiana Civil Code> —often used in plural — compare movable



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