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Irrevocable

Unable to cancel or recall; that which is unalterable or irreversible.

irrevocable

adjective beyond recall, binding, changeless, definite, final, firm, fixed, immitigable, immutable, impossible to change, incapable of revocaaion, incommutable, indefeasible, indelible, indestructible, indissoluble, indissolvable, ineluctable, ineradicable, inevasible, inevitable, inextinguishable, inflexible, inrevocabilis, intransmutable, irreclaimable, irredeemable, irremediable, irremovable, irreparable, irrepealable, irreversible, lasting, nonreversible, permanent, remediless, reverseless, settled, stable, unable to be annulled, unalterable, unavoidable, unchangeable, unrepealable, without appeal
Associated concepts: irrevocable dedication, irrevocable gift, irrevocable grant, irrevocable license, irrevocable option, irrevocable pledge, irrevocable transfer, irrevocable trust
See also: certain, compulsory, conclusive, decisive, definite, determinative, final, immutable, inappealable, indefeasible, indelible, indestructible, inescapable, inevitable, ironclad, irredeemable, irremediable, irreversible, lost, necessary, permanent, positive, stable, unavoidable

IRREVOCABLE. That which cannot be revoked.
     2. A will may at all times be revoked by the same person who made it, he having a disposing mind; but the moment the testator is rendered incapable to make a will he can no longer revoke a former will, because he wants a disposing mind. Letters of attorney are generally revocable; but when made for a valuable consideration they become irrevocable. 7 Ves. jr. 28; 1 Caines' Cas. in Er. 16; Bac. Ab. Authority, E. Vide Authority; License; Revocation.

References in classic literature ?
At last I came to the conclusion that I might keep them if I treasured them only as a remembrance of what was irrevocably past and gone, never to be looked back on any more, in any other light.
What particularly exasperated Dick was, that the doctor seemed completely to lose sight of his personality-- of his--Kennedy's--and to look upon him as irrevocably destined to become his aerial companion.
There was something strangely alive in them, as though they were created in a stage of the earth's dark history when things were not irrevocably fixed to their forms.
He wished now that he had never undertaken the siege of Miss Wilkinson's virtue; the first fortnight had been so jolly, and now he was wretched; but he was determined not to give in, he would never respect himself again if he did, and he made up his mind irrevocably that the next night he would kiss her without fail.
So, whereas the captain might easily have been brought to regret his hasty speech had Clayton attempted to conciliate him, his temper was now irrevocably set in the mold in which Clayton had left it, and the last chance of their working together for their common good was gone.
For if I examine an action committed a second ago I must still recognize it as not being free, for it is irrevocably linked to the moment at which it was committed.
I want to apologize," Ralph continued, not quite knowing what he was about to say, but feeling some curious instinct which urged him to commit himself irrevocably, and to prevent the moment of intimacy from passing.
She only felt that there was something irrevocably amiss and lost in her lot, and her thoughts about the future were the more readily shapen into resolve.
Had chance taken us a few yards further, up either of the corridors which diverged from ours just ahead of us, we might have been irrevocably lost; we might still be lost; but at least we could die in the light of day, out of the horrid blackness of this terrible cave.
But Aunt Juley was gone--gone irrevocably, and no power on earth could stop her.
The saying of Darya Alexandrovna at Moscow, that in deciding on a divorce he was thinking of himself, and not considering that by this he would be ruining her irrevocably, had sunk into his heart.
I understand your feeling," continued he, perceiving that I wished to interrupt him; "but you are mistaken, my friend, if thus you will allow me to name you; nothing can alter my destiny; listen to my history, and you will perceive how irrevocably it is determined.