irredeemable


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ir·re·deem·a·ble

 (ĭr′ĭ-dē′mə-bəl)
adj.
1. That cannot be bought back or paid off: an irredeemable annuity.
2. Not convertible into coin.
3. Impossible to remedy: irredeemable losses.
4. Impossible to redeem or reform: an irredeemable evil.

ir′re·deem′a·bly adv.
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irredeemable

(ˌɪrɪˈdiːməbəl)
adj
1. (Banking & Finance) (of bonds, debentures, shares, etc) without a date of redemption of capital; incapable of being bought back directly or paid off
2. (Banking & Finance) (of paper money) not convertible into specie
3. (of a sinner) not able to be saved or reformed
4. (of a loss) not able to be recovered; irretrievable
5. not able to be improved or rectified; irreparable
ˌirreˌdeemaˈbility, ˌirreˈdeemableness n
ˌirreˈdeemably adv
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ir•re•deem•a•ble

(ˌɪr ɪˈdi mə bəl)

adj.
1. not redeemable; incapable of being bought back or paid off.
2. irremediable; irreparable; hopeless.
3. being beyond redemption: an irredeemable villain.
4. (of paper money) not convertible into gold or silver.
[1600–10]
ir`re•deem`a•bil′i•ty, ir`re•deem′a•ble•ness, n.
ir`re•deem′a•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irredeemable - insusceptible of reformirredeemable - insusceptible of reform; "vicious irreclaimable boys"; "irredeemable sinners"
wicked - morally bad in principle or practice
2.irredeemable - (of paper money) not convertible into coin at the pleasure of the holder
inconvertible, unconvertible, unexchangeable - used especially of currencies; incapable of being exchanged for or replaced by another currency of equal value
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Translations

irredeemable

[ˌɪrɪˈdiːməbl] ADJirredimible (Fin) → perpetuo, no amortizable
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irredeemable

[ˌɪrɪˈdiːməbəl] adj
[fault] → inexpiable; [offender] → irrécupérable
(= hopeless) [situation] → irrécupérable
(COMMERCE)non remboursable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

irredeemable

adj
currency, pawned objectnicht einlösbar; bondsunkündbar, untilgbar; annuity, debtnicht ablösbar
(fig) sinner(rettungslos) verloren; lossunwiederbringlich; transgressionunverzeihlich
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

irredeemable

[ˌɪrɪˈdiːməbl] adj
a. (failing) → incorreggibile; (selfishness) → assoluto/a
b. (Comm) → irredimibile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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