[ ih-rev-uh-kuh-buh l ]
/ ɪˈrɛv ə kə bəl /


not to be revoked or recalled; unable to be repealed or annulled; unalterable: an irrevocable decree.

Origin of irrevocable

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Latin word irrevocābilis. See ir-2, revocable

OTHER WORDS FROM irrevocable Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for irrevocably

/ (ɪˈrɛvəkəbəl) /


not able to be revoked, changed, or undone; unalterable

Derived forms of irrevocable

irrevocability or irrevocableness, nounirrevocably, adverb
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