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Definition of inextricable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

inextricable

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌɪnɪkˈstrɪkəbl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnɪkˈstrɪkəbl//
 
; BrE BrE//ɪnˈekstrɪkəbl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈekstrɪkəbl//
 
(formal)
 
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too closely linked to be separated Knowledge and economic power have become inextricable. an inextricable connection between the past and the present Word Originmid 16th cent.: from Latin inextricabilis, from in- ‘not’ + extricare ‘unravel’ (from ex- ‘out’ + tricae ‘perplexities’).
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