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


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.

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It seemed a horrible thing to hurry on the inauspicious match, and not to give the poor creature time to think and reason on the irrevocable step she was about to take.
It was like thinking on time, where the minute that now glides past is irrevocable.
He saw clearly that it was his irrevocable destiny to remain a prisoner till dawn, or, perhaps, even late in the morning; then the smith must be fetched to file away the bars; but all that would not be done so quickly as he could think about it.
Here Jenny expressing great concern, Allworthy paused a moment, and then proceeded: "I have talked thus to you, child, not to insult you for what is past and irrevocable, but to caution and strengthen you for the future.
But Rebecca was a young lady of too much resolution and energy of character to permit herself much useless and unseemly sorrow for the irrevocable past; so, having devoted only the proper portion of regret to it, she wisely turned her whole attention towards the future, which was now vastly more important to her.
You are going to her, to make the last irrevocable preparations for your marriage.
A resolution once taken was usually irrevocable, in one who was moved with so much difficulty.
Bounderby,' he resumed, in a lighter manner, and yet with a show of effort in assuming it, which was even more expressive than the manner he dismissed; 'it is no irrevocable offence in a young fellow of your brother's years, if he is heedless, inconsiderate, and expensive - a little dissipated, in the common phrase.
The changes of a fevered room are slow and fluctuating; but the changes of the fevered world are rapid and irrevocable.
She was much startled, on returning home one night, to find that Mrs Jarley had commanded an announcement to be prepared, to the effect that the stupendous collection would only remain in its present quarters one day longer; in fulfilment of which threat (for all announcements connected with public amusements are well known to be irrevocable and most exact), the stupendous collection shut up next day.
00 lev (one hundred and three lev) translated the account of NSSI~s - Shumen UBB Shumen branch, IBAN BG80UBBS80023106046100, code UBBSBGSF, or irrevocable bank guarantee (in original) for the same amount.
received irrevocable undertakings from certain Emblaze Shareholders and

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