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irreclaimable

[ir-i-kley-muh-buh l] /ˌɪr ɪˈkleɪ mə bəl/
adjective
1.
not reclaimable; incapable of being reclaimed or rehabilitated:
an irreclaimable swamp; irreclaimable offenders.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; ir-2 + reclaimable
Related forms
irreclaimability, irreclaimableness, noun
irreclaimably, adverb
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  • Although irreclaimable in the adult state, its puppies, when captured early.
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irreclaimable

/ˌɪrɪˈkleɪməbəl/
adjective
1.
not able to be reclaimed
Derived Forms
irreclaimability, irreclaimableness, noun
irreclaimably, adverb
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