irremovable

[ ir-i-moo-vuh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪr ɪˈmu və bəl /
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adjective


Nearby words

  1. irreligious,
  2. irremeable,
  3. irremediable,
  4. irremediably,
  5. irremissible,
  6. irreparable,
  7. irreparably,
  8. irrepealable,
  9. irreplaceable,
  10. irrepleviable

Origin of irremovable

First recorded in 1590–1600; ir-2 + removable

Related formsir·re·mov·a·bil·i·ty, ir·re·mov·a·ble·ness, nounir·re·mov·a·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for irremovable

irremovable

/ (ˌɪrɪˈmuːvəbəl) /

adjective

not able to be removed
Derived Formsirremovability or irremovableness, nounirremovably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for irremovable

irremovable

adj.

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

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