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inescapable

[in-uh-skey-puh-buh l] /ˌɪn əˈskeɪ pə bəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being escaped, ignored, or avoided; ineluctable:
inescapable responsibilities.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; in-3 + escapable
Related forms
inescapableness, noun
inescapably, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for in escapable

inescapable

/ˌɪnɪˈskeɪpəbəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being escaped or avoided
Derived Forms
inescapably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for in escapable

inescapable

adj.

1792, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + escapable (see escape). Related: Inescapably.

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