from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Impossible to remove: irremovable boulders; irremovable obstacles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not removable; immovable; inflexible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not removable; immovable; inflexible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not removable; not to be removed; not capable of or subject to removal; firmly fixed; stable.
  • Inflexible; unyielding; immovable.

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

  • adj. incapable of being removed or away or dismiss


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  • On the other hand, Barzini manages to raise questions that still obsess many Italians, giving voice to problems and facets of the Italian character that seem irremovable from their DNA.

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  • Have Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton amended the Honduran constitution to make presidents irremovable?

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  • It is located in one of the country's poorest states — which is governed by a seemingly irremovable PRI dinosaur, Mario Marín — and the area is among the top exporters of Mexican workers to the land up north.

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  • Mark and Nicky at Mostly Books kept the most enlightening blog about theirs and I followed every step, offering all my helpful advice for the labour and the birth along the way, don't wrap books and eat Cornish Pasties at the same time, don't stick huge irremovable electronic tracking device patches in the back of every single book etc etc.

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  • Like Britain, America now has a permanent government, irremovable by mere elections.

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