Definitions

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  • adj. That cannot be converted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not convertible; that cannot be changed from one thing or form to another: as, lead is unconvertible into silver.

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

  • adj. used especially of currencies; incapable of being exchanged for or replaced by another currency of equal value

Etymologies

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un- +‎ convertible

Examples

  • We have an unconvertible, uncollateralized currency which he calls "faith-based."

    The Purple Pod Café.

  • Because there is no mature bond market and the currency remains unconvertible, individuals in China have a savings rate approaching 50%.

    China Will Be a Winner in the New Economy

  • If a graphic novel is good it can convert the unconvertible.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • The missionary effort of the Church toward this group has been at least on the surface, a failure, for the Moslems are so far almost unconvertible.

    Fulton Sheen on Mary and Moslems

  • It's just shocking to me how quickly we're getting locked down, and how easily we slip in to these unconvertible formats.

    More DRM woe

  • And I think it's sweet that she thinks I'm trying too hard and trying to convert the unconvertible.

    Archive 2006-08-13

  • We all know this is not true the ecnomists call this the Penn effect, with the Bis Mac being the most unconvertible but standized goods.

    How much would the RMB peg drift

  • These figures have changed little for many decades, so the Times is preaching to the unconverted and probably unconvertible.

    New York Times

  • In most change efforts, 90% of the dollars are spent on the bottom 20% of the organization—in essence, trying to convert the unconvertible.

    Evolutionary Leadership

  • We also require these exports, not only for our indispensable imports, but as payment for our unconvertible foreign debt.

    FIRST ENERGY FORMU

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