Definition of irremovable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪrɪˈmuːvəb(ə)l/


1Incapable of being removed: the irremovable taint of corruption
More example sentences
  • Using its spines to grip objects firmly it lodges itself between tree roots and cracks in rocks, literally irremovable.
  • All of a sudden, with incredible speed, the fog we used to take as something virtually irremovable dispersed.
  • He has been irremovable from the charts ever since and released his latest album last year.
1.1(Of an official) unable to be displaced from office.
Example sentences
  • Today, as an unelected Brussels official, he is unaccountable and irremovable.
  • David Hockney is outspoken, privileged by his irremovable status, in his distaste for an officialdom of art.
  • Doubtless, its four military members are not irremovable in law, but like the two civilian members they enjoy the independence inherent in the Convention's notion of a ‘court’.



Pronunciation: /ɪrɪmuːvəˈbɪlɪti/
Example sentences
  • However, the absence of a formal recognition of this irremovability in the law does not in itself imply lack of independence.
  • The latter, however, rejected this interference, secure in the knowledge of his irremovability.


Pronunciation: /ˌɪrɪˈmuːvəbli/
Example sentences
  • The single beds were squashed together, irremovably, and we're both tough guys
  • Why, nothing, of course, given that the political system that permitted it to happen is irremovably entrenched.
  • It is irremovably embedded in the viewing experience of the film.

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