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immovable

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

Definition of immovable

1 :incapable of being moved; broadly :not moving or not intended to be moved
b :not capable of being moved emotionally

immovability

play \(ˌ)i(m)-ˌmü-və-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

immovableness

play \(ˌ)i(m)-ˈmü-və-bəl-nəs\ noun

immovably

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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

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First Known Use of immovable

14th century

immovable Synonyms


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immovable

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Definition of immovable

1 :one that cannot be moved
2 immovables plural :real property as opposed to movable property

First Known Use of immovable

1588


IMMOVABLE Defined for English Language Learners

immovable

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adjective

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 :impossible to move :firmly fixed in place
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

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

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immovable

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legal Definition of immovable

: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 immovable
  • Louisiana Revised Statutes
; also :an interest or right (as a servitude) in an item of immovable property
  • a predial servitude is an incorporeal immovable
  • Louisiana Civil Code
often used in pl. — compare movable


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