adj. Archaic
Affording no possibility of return.

[Latin irremeābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + remeāre, to return (re-, re- + meāre, to go; see mei- in Indo-European roots).]
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(ɪˈrɛmɪəbəl; ɪˈriː-)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) archaic or poetic affording no possibility of return
[C16: from Latin irremeābilis, from ir- + remeāre to return, from re- + meāre to go]
irˈremeably adv
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(ɪˈri mi ə bəl)

Archaic. permitting no return to the original place or condition; irreversible.
[1560–70; < Latin irremeābilis=ir- ir-2 + remeā(re) to come back (re- re- + meāre to go)]
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Sports referees are those who decide quickly, comment about what they see in a short time and conclude in line with the rules and above all, their decisions are irremeable. Orta (2000) mentions that referees should have experience, sufficiency and concentration and should be educated so that they can perform their tasks correctly.