Examples of irrevocable in a Sentence
She has made an irrevocable decision.
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Kim Jung-un concluded that the eight years of the Obama administration provided a rare golden moment to vastly expand its nuclear and missile capability — and then announce it as an irrevocable fait accompli after Obama left office.
While the campaigns will feature two glowing visions for Mission Valley, as much or more time will be spent depicting the competing plan as a huge, irrevocable mistake for the region.
Each contribution is an irrevocable gift, and so is a tax benefit for the contributor.
For generations, our families have endured this false promise of security while our collective natural resources have been seized, contaminated and left in the military's path of irrevocable destruction.
Certainly for people much younger than me, the cultural past has never fully left, artefacts from the old days never totally irrevocable.
The sacrifice is real, the sense of suffering and loss is excruciating, and aftereffects can be irrevocable and unforgiving, but the meaningfulness of the cause keeps the darkest parts of war from ultimately trampling over everything else.
The Pittsburgh Pirates had placed Nicasio on irrevocable waivers Tuesday, meaning the Phillies had to pick up only the remaining $600,000 on the pitcher’s contract.
Many of these decisions are irrevocable, so don't try to hurry through the Medicare setup process.
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irrevocable and Trusts
Irrevocable has a formal sound to it and is often used in legal contexts. Irrevocable trusts are trust funds that cannot be dissolved by the people who created them (the other kind is a revocable trust). An irrevocable credit is an absolute obligation from a bank to provide credit to a customer. Irrevocable gifts, under U.S. tax law, are gifts that are given by one living person to another and can't be reclaimed by the giver. But the word isn't always legal; we've all had to make irrevocable decisions, decisions that commit us absolutely to something.
Origin and Etymology of irrevocable
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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