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ir·re·place·a·ble

 (ĭr′ĭ-plā′sə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to replace: irreplaceable antiques.

ir′re·place′a·bil′i·ty, ir′re·place′a·ble·ness n.
ir′re·place′a·bly adv.
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irreplaceable

(ˌɪrɪˈpleɪsəbəl)
adj
not able to be replaced: an irreplaceable antique.
ˌirreˈplaceably adv
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ir•re•place•a•ble

(ˌɪr ɪˈpleɪ sə bəl)

adj.
incapable of being replaced; unique: an irreplaceable vase.
[1800–10]
ir`re•place′a•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irreplaceable - impossible to replaceirreplaceable - impossible to replace; "irreplaceable antiques"
unexpendable - not suitable to be expended
replaceable - capable of being replaced
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irreplaceable

adjective indispensable, unique, invaluable, priceless a rare and irreplaceable jewel
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Translations
مُتَعَذِّر إستِبْدالُه
nenahraditelný
uerstattelig
pótolhatatlan
óbætanlegur
neaizstājams
yeri doldurulamaz

irreplaceable

[ˌɪrɪˈpleɪsəbl] ADJirre(e)mplazable, insustituible
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irreplaceable

[ˌɪrɪˈpleɪsəbəl] adj [person, thing] → irremplaçable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

irreplaceable

adjunersetzlich
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

irreplaceable

[ˌɪrɪˈpleɪsəbl] adjinsostituibile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

irreplaceable

(iriˈpleisəbl) adjective
too good, rare etc to be able to be replaced if lost or damaged.
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