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Pronunciation:  i'revukubul

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[adj]  impossible to retract or revoke; "firm and irrevocable is my doom"- Shakespeare

IRREVOCABLE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: irreversible, irrevokable, sealed
 Antonyms: revocable, revokable



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ir*rev"o*ca*ble\, a. [L. irrevocabilis: cf. F.
irr['e]vocable. See {In-} not, and {Revoke}, and cf.
Incapable of being recalled or revoked; unchangeable;
irreversible; unalterable; as, an irrevocable promise or
decree; irrevocable fate.

      Firm and irrevocable is my doom.         --Shak.
-- {Ir*rev"o*ca*ble*ness}, n. -- {Ir*rev"o*ca*bly}, adv.

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