Unable to be retracted or reversed. Final.

The kings decision was irrevocable.

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  • irrévocable — [ irevɔkabl ] adj. • XVe; inrévocable 1315; lat. irrevocabilis 1 ♦ Qui ne peut être révoqué. Donation irrévocable. Arrêt, verdict, jugement irrévocable. Vœux, serments irrévocables, qui engagent définitivement. Décision irrévocable. ⇒ arrêté,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • irrevocable — ir·rev·o·ca·ble /ir re və kə bəl/ adj: not capable of being revoked the offer was irrevocable for ten days ir·rev·o·ca·bil·i·ty n ir·rev·o·ca·bly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Irrevocable — Ir*rev o*ca*ble, a. [L. irrevocabilis: cf. F. irr[ e]vocable. See {In } not, and {Revoke}, and cf. {Irrevocable}.] Incapable of being recalled or revoked; unchangeable; irreversible; unalterable; as, an irrevocable promise or decree; irrevocable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irrevocable — ir‧rev‧o‧ca‧ble [ɪˈrevəkəbl] adjective impossible to change or stop: • The harm he had caused was substantial and irrevocable. * * * irrevocable UK US /ɪˈrevəkəbl/ adjective ► impossible to change: »The judge said that the option was an… …   Financial and business terms

  • irrevocable — Irrevocable. adj. de tout genre. Qui ne peut estre revoqué. Serment irrevocable. loy irrevocable. donation irrevocable. la parole de Dieu est un arrest irrevocable …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • irrevocable — adjetivo 1. Que no se puede revocar: sentencia irrevocable. Es una decisión irrevocable, absolutamente definitiva, nos vamos de esta ciudad …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • irrevocable — [i rev′ə kə bəl] adj. [ME < MFr irrévocable < L irrevocabilis] that cannot be revoked, recalled, or undone; unalterable irrevocability n. irrevocableness irrevocably adv …   English World dictionary

  • irrevocable — (adj.) also irrevokable, late 14c., from L. irrevocabilis that cannot be recalled, unalterable, from assimilated form of in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + revocabilis (see REVOKE (Cf. revoke)). Related: Irrevocably …   Etymology dictionary

  • irrevocable — meaning ‘that cannot be changed or recalled’, is pronounced with the stress on the second syllable …   Modern English usage

  • irrevocable — [adj] fixed, unchangeable certain, changeless, constant, doomed, established, fated, final, immutable, indelible, inevitable, invariable, irremediable, irretrievable, irreversible, lost, permanent, predestined, predetermined, settled, unalterable …   New thesaurus

  • irrevocable — Irrevocable, Irreuocabilis. Plin …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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