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unescapable Line breaks: un|escap¦able
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪˈskeɪpəb(ə)l/

Definition of unescapable in English:


Unable to be avoided or denied.
Example sentences
  • To me the problem lies in one unescapable human flaw - people's overwhelming drive to seek power and control over others.
  • When we build our computers small, so small that errors become unescapable, will we continue to try to maintain the model of the transistor and the near deterministic completely controlled system?
  • But Death is unescapable as long as there is Life.

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