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



BrE BrE//ˌɪnɪkˈstrɪkəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnɪkˈstrɪkəbl//
; BrE BrE//ɪnˈekstrɪkəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈekstrɪkəbl//
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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’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: inextricable