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ir·re·duc·i·ble

 (ĭr′ĭ-do͞o′sə-bəl, -dyo͞o′-)
adj.
Impossible to reduce to a desired, simpler, or smaller form or amount: irreducible burdens.

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

(ˌɪrɪˈdjuːsɪbəl)
adj
1. not able to be reduced or lessened
2. not able to be brought to a simpler or reduced form
3. (Mathematics) maths
a. (of a polynomial) unable to be factorized into polynomials of lower degree, as (x2 + 1)
b. (of a radical) incapable of being reduced to a rational expression, as √(x + 1)
ˌirreˌduciˈbility, ˌirreˈducibleness n
ˌirreˈducibly adv
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ir•re•duc•i•ble

(ˌɪr ɪˈdu sə bəl, -ˈdyu-)

adj.
1. not reducible; incapable of being reduced, diminished, or further simplified.
2. incapable of being brought into a different condition or form.
[1625–35]
ir`re•duc`i•bil′i•ty, ir`re•duc′i•ble•ness, n.
ir`re•duc′i•bly, adv.
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irreducible

Incapable of being restored to a former condition or position.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irreducible - incapable of being made smaller or simpler; "an irreducible minimum"; "an irreducible formula"; "an irreducible hernia"
reducible - capable of being reduced; "reducible to a set of principles of human nature"- Edmund Wilson
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Translations

irreducible

[ˌɪrɪˈdjuːsəbl] ADJirreducible
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irreducible

[ˌɪrɪˈdjuːsɪbəl] adjirréductible
the irreducible complexity of human life → l'irréductible complexité de la vie
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irreducible

adj (Chem, Math) → nicht reduzierbar; the irreducible minimumdas Allermindeste
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ir·re·duc·i·ble

a. irreducible, que no puede reducirse.
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