from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or condition of being irrevocable.
- n. Something irrevocable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or quality of being irrevocable; irrevocableness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being irrevocable.
"irrevocability" of the license that each visitor gets does not mean that the author must forevermore offer the license to all visitors.
As for the signature thing, nothing I have heard suggests the pardon had reached the "sealed" stage, which is where I understood irrevocability sets in.
The question is, what positive steps can individuals and communities take before climate change becomes distressingly tangible and before we're attuned to its irrevocability?
He proceeds to bring up the same arguments always spouted around the irrevocability of CC licences.
Johnson was determined instead to proceed by stealth, partly because he hadnt yet persuaded himself of the irrevocability of the choices he was making, and partly because he wanted to maintain as long as possible the enormous spring and summer 1965 momentum behind his domestic Great Society program.
But there are certain “unrefusable facts” about life, which cannot be demoted to the status of fictions without terrible costs:The reality of the physical world, the inevitability of death, the social nature of man, the irrevocability of historical events and changes—these are facts that we cannot possibly not know, though we can argue infinitely about their significance and how we ought to understand them.
The boy instantly darted off with the shilling, lest Mr. Datchery should repent, but stopped at a safe distance, on the happy chance of his being uneasy in his mind about it, to goad him with a demon dance expressive of its irrevocability.
Mr. Pickwick gave a heavy blow on the table before him, in confirmation of the irrevocability of his intention.
Because of the priority of the present over the future and the irrevocability of entropic degradation, the opposite is true for the terrestrial shares.
The truth is the only thing that makes us free and safe is the free will that allows us to choose our own destiny, in spite of the inherent dangers, and the irrevocability of all our rights to do so.
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