Meaning of IRRETRIEVABLE in English

IRRETRIEVABLE

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

...a country in ~ decline.

= irreparable

ADJ

irretrievably

Eventually her marriage broke down irretrievably.

ADV: usu ADV with v

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