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

 

irretrievable

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌɪrɪˈtriːvəbl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪrɪˈtriːvəbl//
 
(formal)
 
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that you can never make right or get back an irretrievable situation the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage The money already paid is irretrievable. opposite retrievable
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