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ɪˈrɛp ər ə bəlir·repara·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irreparableadjective

    impossible to repair, rectify, or amend

    "irreparable harm"; "an irreparable mistake"; "irreparable damages"


  1. irreparableadjective

    Incapable of being repaired, amended, cured or rectified

Webster Dictionary

  1. Irreparableadjective

    not reparable; not capable of being repaired, recovered, regained, or remedied; irretrievable; irremediable; as, an irreparable breach; an irreparable loss

    Etymology: [L. irreparabilis: cf. F. irrparable. See In- not, and Reparable.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Irreparable

    ir-rep′ar-a-bl, adj. that cannot be repaired or rectified.—ns. Irreparabil′ity, Irrep′arableness.—adv. Irrep′arably.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of irreparable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of irreparable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of irreparable in a Sentence

  1. Lori Lightfoot:

    President Catanzara has time and again deliberately misled our police officers by lying about the requirements of the policy and falsely claiming that there will be no repercussions if officers are insubordinate and refuse to follow a City and Department directive or order, catanzara is encouraging an unlawful strike and work stoppage which carries the potential to undermine public safety and expose our residents to irreparable harm, particularly during an ongoing pandemic.

  2. Steve Baker:

    We are all absolutely determined that we are going to be in a good shape to govern, that is a very, very strong binding force which will restrain behavior that would otherwise create irreparable rifts.

  3. The Philippine regional court:

    There is extreme urgency to issue a temporary restraining order to the petitioner to prevent grave and irreparable injury and damages because their claim that they suffer less or low incomes and earnings is found to be persuasive.

  4. Singapore PM Lee:

    This includes requiring them to show corrections or display warnings about online falsehoods, so that readers or viewers can see all sides, and make up their own minds about the matter. In extreme and urgent cases, the legislation will also require online news sources to take down fake news before irreparable damage is done, if we do not protect ourselves, hostile parties will find it a simple matter to turn different groups against one another and cause disorder in our society.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    We don't get worked up simply because someone lied to us, but mainly because we can no longer trust that person or anyone else after the bitter experience. It's the matter of a betrayal of trust and a violation of innocence that's absolutely irreparable.

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