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Impossible to repair, rectify, or amend: irreparable harm; irreparable damages.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin irreparābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + reparābilis, reparable; see reparable.]

ir·rep′a·ra·bil′i·ty, ir·rep′a·ra·ble·ness n.
ir·rep′a·ra·bly adv.
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Such readings have proven attractive to critics invested both in the authenticity and irreparability of trauma and in black Atlantic and comparativist New World approaches said to provide a truer and aesthetically richer historical context in which to situate the writing of southern African Americans.
Emmi de Jesus, in her sponsorship speech, said the divorce bill would recognize that 'the right to enter into a marriage contract has the corresponding spousal right to end such contract when it has reached the point of irreparability.'
In a world where all agreements are self-executed and self-enforced, concerns related to access to justice, protection of fundamental rights, irreparability of damages, or abuse of rights reappear.
1195, 1203 (2006); Doug Rendleman, Irreparability Irreparably Damaged, 90 MICH.
Here we see the deliberate neglect of the resolution Issued by the Obama administration for the other blatant violations of human rights practiced by the ruling regime of the (NCP) and implemented by its allied militias of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and the security service called the National Security and Intelligence Services (NISS) The consistent thing in the behaviour of the (NCP) regime under the leadership of genocidal criminal Omar al-Bashir is irreparability, as quoted to have been said by the late Dr.
However, as the story is driven to an expected redemptive climax, in his argumentation the poet is reminded of the irreparability of the Original Sin that puts an end to his aspirations, which is why the poem ends with a prayer, a prayer of despair and acknowledgment of the loss.
(77.) See Beatrice Catherine Franklin, Note, Irreparability, I Presume?