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irremovable

[ir-i-moo-vuh-buh l] /ˌɪr ɪˈmu və bəl/
adjective
1.
not removable.
Origin of irremovable
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600; ir-2 + removable
Related forms
irremovability, irremovableness, noun
irremovably, adverb
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Examples from the Web for irremovable
Historical Examples
  • According to the constitution of 1873 there were irremovable senators in France.

  • These judges, after three years of service, are irremovable.

    The Governments of Europe

    Frederic Austin Ogg
  • But he is irremovable and not exposed to any such dangers as the kings.

  • Rent is fixed by a court, and while a man pays his rent he is irremovable.

    Ulster Stephen Lucius Gwynn
  • Who could wonder that Rosette, enthusiast as he was, should be irremovable from his observatory?

    Off on a Comet Jules Verne
  • No irremovable magistrate of the courts and tribunals can be displaced excepting upon the decision of the Conseil Suprieur.

    Paris William Walton
  • Is there any such natural and irremovable inferiority in human beings?

  • They were attached to the bone, by long galling become an irremovable part of her.

    Nobody's Child Elizabeth Dejeans
  • The Papacy was now an irremovable element of division in Italy; and disunion was thenceforth the lot of the land.

    The Evolution of States J. M. Robertson
  • But, whatever may be the fate of this apology, the one irremovable difficulty remains behind.

British Dictionary definitions for irremovable

irremovable

/ˌɪrɪˈmuːvəbəl/
adjective
1.
not able to be removed
Derived Forms
irremovability, irremovableness, noun
irremovably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for irremovable
adj.

1590s, from ir- "not" + removable. Related: Irremovably; irremovability.

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