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1. Irresoluble.
2. Impossible to separate into component parts; irreducible.


1. not able to be resolved into parts or elements
2. not able to be solved; insoluble
ˌirreˌsolvaˈbility, ˌirreˈsolvableness n
ˌirreˈsolvably adv


(ˌɪr ɪˈzɒl və bəl)

not resolvable; incapable of being resolved; not analyzable or solvable.
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Sometimes the best solution for seemingly irresolvable issues with others is to back off and let them do what they think is best.
Politicians are muting yet again reducing conscription from 24 to 14 months, but that causes irresolvable hand-over problems.
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As we renew calls for reactivating the government, accumulating daily problems would eventually turn intricately irresolvable, he added.
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The force of this irresolvable paradox, which insures that genuine eloquence always resides elsewhere, only intensifies when sixteenth-century writers attempt to domesticate a classical ideal of eloquence in a vernacular widely held to be barbarous and strange.
While some argue that sovereignty disputes must be resolved before JDAs can be implemented, others see JDAs as a feasible near- and medium-term alternative to the political impasse, which seems irresolvable for the time being.
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These negotiations showed that neither is Iran 'the axis of evil' that the Americans imagined and tried to make the world believe, nor does America have irresolvable conflicts with Iran, as many said.
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