Meaning of IRRETRIEVABLE in English

IRRETRIEVABLE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪrɪtri:vəb(ə)l ]

If you talk about irretrievable damage or an irretrievable situation, you mean that the damage or situation is so bad that there is no possibility of putting it right. ( FORMAL )

...a country in irretrievable decline.

= irreparable

ADJ

• ir‧re‧triev‧ably

Eventually her marriage broke down irretrievably.

ADV : usu ADV with v

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