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ir·re·vers·i·ble

 (ĭr′ĭ-vûr′sə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to reverse: an irreversible momentum toward open revolution.

ir′re·vers′i·bil′i·ty, ir′re·vers′i·ble·ness n.
ir′re·vers′i·bly adv.

irreversible

(ˌɪrɪˈvɜːsəbəl)
adj
1. not able to be reversed: the irreversible flow of time.
2. not able to be revoked or repealed; irrevocable
3. (Chemistry) chem physics capable of changing or producing a change in one direction only: an irreversible reaction.
4. (General Physics) thermodynamics (of a change, process, etc) occurring through a number of intermediate states that are not all in thermodynamic equilibrium
ˌirreˌversiˈbility, ˌirreˈversibleness n
ˌirreˈversibly adv

ir•re•vers•i•ble

(ˌɪr ɪˈvɜr sə bəl)

adj.
not reversible; incapable of being changed: His refusal is irreversible.
[1620–30]
ir`re•vers`i•bil′i•ty, ir`re•vers′i•ble•ness, n.
ir`re•vers′i•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irreversible - incapable of being reversed; "irreversible momentum toward revolution"
reversible - capable of reversing or being reversed; "reversible hypertension"

irreversible

adjective irrevocable, incurable, irreparable, final, unalterable She could suffer irreversible brain damage if we don't act fast.

irreversible

adjective
That cannot be revoked or undone:
Translations
لا يُقْلَب، غَيْر قابِل للإنْعِكاس
nezvratný
uoprettelig
megmásíthatatlanvisszafordíthatatlan
óafturkallanlegur, óbreytanlegur
negrąžinamasnegrįžtamas
neatgriežamsneatsaucams
nezvratný
değiştirilemez

irreversible

[ˌɪrɪˈvɜːsəbl] ADJ [process] → irreversible; [decision] → irrevocable

irreversible

[ˌɪrɪˈvɜːrsɪbəl] adj [change, reform] → irréversible
The reforms are irreversible → Ces réformes sont irréversibles.
irreversible brain damage → une atteinte cérébrale irréversible

irreversible

adjnicht rückgängig zu machen; decision, judgementunwiderruflich; (Med, Phys, Chem) → irreversibel; damagebleibend; decisionunumstößlich; to be in irreversible declinesich in einem unaufhaltsamen Abwärtstrend befinden

irreversible

[ˌɪrɪˈvɜːsəbl] adjirreversibile

irreversible

(iriˈvəːsəbl) adjective
that cannot be reversed or changed back; (of damage) permanent.

irreversible

adj irreversible