AskDefine | Define irrevocable

Dictionary Definition

irrevocable adj : impossible to retract or revoke; "firm and irrevocable is my doom"- Shakespeare [syn: irrevokable] [ant: revocable]

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English

Etymology

  • From the Latin revocare (present 1st-person singular revoco), meaning "to call back".

Adjective

irrevocable
  1. Unable to be retracted or reversed. Final.
    The king's decision was irrevocable.

Translations

unable to be retracted or reversed

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