Translation of impregnable in Spanish:

impregnable

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpregnəbəl/

adj

  • 1.1 [rampart/fortress] inexpugnable, impenetrable; [barrier/organization] impenetrable
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    • Labyrinthine streets of ancient slum housing traversed the steep hill up to the impregnable city walls.
    • Incredibly sturdy, it had been built to serve as a nuclear bomb shelter if necessary, supposedly an impregnable fortress of civil defense.
    • Yes sir, but we think that the position is impregnable and we can hold it against far superior forces.
    1.2 (unassailable) [argument] irrebatible, irrefutable the champion is now in an impregnable position el campeón está ahora en una posición invulnerable
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    • He's seen what looked like an impregnable 22-point lead slashed to just two ahead of me.
    • The victory stretched their 100 percent winning sequence to 19 matches and they now have an impregnable nine point lead at the top.
    • Then, without warning, you've got the world's number one goalkeeper in self-destruct mode, the England captain glancing an own goal home and a seemingly impregnable lead overturned.

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