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Definitions for irrevocable
ɪˈrɛv ə kə bəlir·re·vo·ca·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irrevocable, irrevokable(adj)

    incapable of being retracted or revoked

    "firm and irrevocable is my doom"- Shakespeare


  1. irrevocable(Adjective)

    Unable to be retracted or reversed. Final.

    The king's decision was irrevocable.

  2. Origin: * From the Latin revocare (present 1st-person singular revoco), meaning "to call back".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Irrevocable(adj)

    incapable of being recalled or revoked; unchangeable; irreversible; unalterable; as, an irrevocable promise or decree; irrevocable fate

  2. Origin: [L. irrevocabilis: cf. F. irrvocable. See In- not, and Revoke, and cf. Irrevocable.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Irrevocable

    ir-rev′o-ka-bl, adj. that cannot be recalled.—n. Irrev′ocableness.—adv. Irrev′ocably.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of irrevocable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of irrevocable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of irrevocable in a Sentence

  1. Ines Zemelman:

    If the total value exceeds $2 million, talk to your financial advisor and tax advisor prior to scheduling an appointment at the embassy, the decision is irrevocable.

  2. Lois McMaster Bujold, Shards of Honor:

    ...tests are a gift. And great tests are a great gift. To fail the test is a misfortune. But to refuse the test is to refuse the gift, and something worse, more irrevocable, than misfortune.

  3. Melissa Brekke:

    Users have granted FaceApp an irrevocable license to do whatever they want with any user content they've uploaded, they don't own your photos technically, but they basically have unrestricted rights to them.

  4. Bulgarian Orthodox Church:

    Our irrevocable belief is that homosexuality is unnatural lust, which undoubtedly damages the individual, the family and society and causes detrimental effects on physical, mental and spiritual state of people.

  5. Ann Curryis:

    This is about reaching for the edge of the future in journalism, which we know is undergoing an irrevocable transition, i am excited about working to become a valuable link between traditional media and what is to come.

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