Not able to be changed, reversed, or recovered; final: an irrevocable step
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- They are spending a fortune preparing for this irrevocable step.
- The French company receives irrevocable commitments from over 50 per cent of shareholders.
- But he ‘stepped back from the brink of radical or irrevocable acts against members of his ruling circle’.
irreversible, unalterable, unchangeable, immutable, final, binding, permanent, carved in stone;
- Example sentences
- But when I think about it, the reality, the responsibility, the irrevocability of it, there's no spark, no enthusiasm.
- It secures publicity and transparency, she said, and added that the best aspect of it was the irrevocability of deals.
- In fact, the poet finds her most powerful tool to be one of the clearest markers of the irrevocability of the loss.
Late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin irrevocabilis, from in- 'not' + revocabilis 'able to be revoked' (from the verb revocare).
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