irrecoverable

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

Definition of irrecoverable

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

irrecoverableness

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irrecoverably

play \ˌir-i-ˈkəv-rə-blē, -ˈkə-və-\ adverb

Examples of irrecoverable in a sentence

  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


IRRECOVERABLE Defined for English Language Learners

irrecoverable

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

Definition of irrecoverable for English Language Learners

  • : impossible to recover or get back



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