irrevocability


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Related to irrevocability: ameliorating, two-fold

ir·rev·o·ca·ble

 (ĭ-rĕv′ə-kə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to retract or revoke: an irrevocable decision.

ir·rev′o·ca·bil′i·ty, ir·rev′o·ca·ble·ness n.
ir·rev′o·ca·bly adv.
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She lay on the sofa with her face to the wall, fingering the buttons of the leather cushion and seeing nothing but that cushion, and her confused thoughts were centered on one subject- the irrevocability of death and her own spiritual baseness, which she had not suspected, but which had shown itself during her father's illness.
Datchery should repent, but stopped at a safe distance, on the happy chance of his being uneasy in his mind about it, to goad him with a demon dance expressive of its irrevocability.
Pickwick gave a heavy blow on the table before him, in confirmation of the irrevocability of his intention.
Further principles exist that are specific to EDRSs, such as the principle of irrevocability.
In the case of guarantee instruments (bank letter or insurance policy), It will be taken into account that they confirm the irrevocability of the guarantee.
With this indictment in place, section three argues that Eliot, far from hewing to a faded framework of Christian absolution, adduces the principle of the irrevocability of wrong, which abrogates reactionary economies of expiation.
Roughly speaking, a contract, once signed, cannot be changed by one party, but by an agreement of the both contracting parties, thus we can outline another principle that protects the enforcing contracts, namely the principle of irrevocability.
The intent to make the donation irrevocable becomes even clearer by the proviso that a surviving donor shall respect the irrevocability of the donation.
17, the pope said the church "recognizes the irrevocability of the Old Covenant and the constant and faithful love of God for Israel.
The dogma of European policymakers' infallibility and the irrevocability of every step toward integration collided with reality.
The irrevocability of the sublease rental agreements between GoM and Aman's parent Pembinaan BLT Sdn Bhd (PBLT), a wholly-owned entity of the GoM, is a key rating factor.
A moratorium should also be placed on the death penalty, which Human Rights Watch opposes in all circumstances because of its inherent cruelty and irrevocability.

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