[ ih-moo-vuh-buhl ]
/ ɪˈmu və bəl /
incapable of being moved; fixed; stationary.
incapable of being influenced by feeling; emotionless: an immovable heart; an immovable tyrant.
incapable of being moved from one's purpose, opinion, etc.; steadfast; unyielding.
not subject to change; unalterable.
not moving; motionless.
- not liable to be removed, or permanent in place.
- (of property) real, as distinguished from personal.
not changing from one date to another in different years: Christmas is an immovable feast.
immovables, Law. lands and the appurtenances thereof, as trees and buildings.
Related formsim·mov·a·bil·i·ty, im·mov·a·ble·ness, nounim·mov·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for immoveables (1 of 2)
/ (ɪˈmuːvəbəlz) /
(in most foreign legal systems) real property
British Dictionary definitions for immoveables (2 of 2)
/ (ɪˈmuːvəbəl) /
unable to move or be moved; fixed; immobile
unable to be diverted from one's intentions; steadfast
unaffected by feeling; impassive
(of feasts, holidays, etc) occurring on the same date every year
- (of property) not liable to be removed; fixed
- of or relating to immoveablesCompare movable
Derived Formsimmovability, immoveability, immovableness or immoveableness, nounimmovably or immoveably, adverb
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