Meaning of IRRETRIEVABLE in English


ir ‧ re ‧ triev ‧ a ‧ ble /ˌɪrɪˈtriːvəb ə l◂/ BrE AmE adjective formal

1 . an irretrievable situation cannot be made right again:

the irretrievable breakdown of their marriage

2 . irretrievable loss the loss of something that you can never get back

—irretrievably adverb :

irretrievably lost

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.