Definitions

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  • adj. Unable to be repeated
  • adj. (of an experiment or procedure) That gives different results when repeated

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. unique
  • adj. not able or fit to be repeated or quoted

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A live, largely uncensored affair, often improvised and by definition unrepeatable, the very opposite of recorded entertainment.

    Last Words

  • Harry Potter countdown: Toby Jones say 'unrepeatable' franchise will stand alone forever

    latimes.com - News

  • These blog projects that become books and movies make me somewhat sad, because in the end they are unrepeatable experiments.

    Peter Straub's A Dark Matter

  • It is neither a myth nor a dream, it is not a vision or a utopia, it is not a fairy tale, but it is a singular and unrepeatable event: Jesus of Nazareth, son of Mary, who at dusk on Friday was taken down from the Cross and buried, has victoriously left the tomb.

    Papal Easter Day Mass and Urbi et Orbi Blessing

  • But it was not enterprise zones or tax breaks that pulled Britain out of the 1979-81 or 1990-92 recessions: it was a three-decades long, and unrepeatable, credit boom underpinned by North Sea oil.

    When our leaders actually earn their money, fairness will follow | Will Hutton

  • "Although what my husband Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie thought of me coming here is entirely unrepeatable."

    London Fashion Week: VIPs fill No 10 – but MiniCams steal the show

  • They are selling tickets on the promise of an unrepeatable experience that, as the likes of serial offenders KISS and Cher have proved, often turns out to be all too repeatable.

    Stone Roses reunion: What's the worst that can happen?

  • The tweet no he unrepeatable me, it wa shim on my door, not the other way around, tho i waited 2 days in no b4 he came it was not,,,,great

    Riffs: Courtney Love's tweets, decoded

  • Getty Images Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich But that was an unrepeatable windfall resulting from the quintupling of Nasdaq stocks—combined with (1) the proliferation of nonqualified stock options that have since been thwarted by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and (2) the 1997 cut in the capital gains tax to 20%.

    Why 70% Tax Rates Won't Work

  • But look at Trinity now – behaving impeccably, fighting strenuously, but stuck in a pigeonhole where only unrepeatable profit triumphs are remembered, making money that many companies in a dire economy would welcome but getting no credit for it.

    Plc? No thanks. Papers are best as family businesses

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