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Impossible to alter; unchangeable: the inalterable routine of a physician.

in·al′ter·a·bil′i·ty n.
in·al′ter·a·bly adv.


not alterable; unalterable
inˌalteraˈbility, inˈalterableness n
inˈalterably adv


(ʌnˈɔl tər ə bəl)

also inalterable

not capable of being altered, changed, or modified.
un•al′ter•a•ble•ness, un•al`ter•a•bil′i•ty, n.
un•al′ter•a•bly, adv.
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Adj.1.inalterable - not capable of being changed or alteredinalterable - not capable of being changed or altered; "unalterable resolve"; "an unalterable ground rule"


Incapable of changing or being modified:


adjunveränderlich, unabänderlich; it is inalterablees lässt sich nicht ändern
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