un·​re·​peat·​able | \ ˌən-ri-ˈpē-tə-bəl How to pronounce unrepeatable (audio) \

Definition of unrepeatable

: not able to be repeated : not repeatable an unrepeatable performance

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unrepeatably \ ˌən-​ri-​ˈpē-​tə-​blē How to pronounce unrepeatably (audio) \ adverb

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But to say this sort of rags-to-riches ascent is unrepeatable isn’t quite right. Andrew Peaple, WSJ, "Li Ka-shing Has Already Left China Behind," 16 Mar. 2018 The photo is a reminder that time is singular and unrepeatable. Sam Riches, Longreads, "A Shot at Glory," 16 Feb. 2018 It is now cited as an obvious and unrepeatable opportunity. The Economist, "Morgan Stanley’s unexciting model takes the prize on Wall Street," 25 Jan. 2018 Not by a street sign, of course, but some kind of neurological Post-it Note attached to memories that are extra special for being unrepeatable. Ron Grossman, chicagotribune.com, "As Chicago changes, memory preserves what the bulldozer destroys," 5 July 2017

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First Known Use of unrepeatable

1831, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unrepeatable was in 1831

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English Language Learners Definition of unrepeatable

: not able to be done or made again
: too rude or offensive to be said again

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