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[uhn-stop-uh-buh l] /ʌnˈstɒp ə bəl/
that cannot be stopped or surpassed; unbeatable:
an unstoppable ball team.
Origin of unstoppable
1830-40; un-1 + stoppable
Related forms
unstoppably, adverb Unabridged
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  • And when they are it will be unstoppable because people all over the world will come up with it.
  • At which point, he may actually start looking unstoppable.
  • The iPod, its portable music-player, seems unstoppable.
British Dictionary definitions for unstoppable


not capable of being stopped; extremely forceful
Derived Forms
unstoppably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unstoppable

1836; see un- (1) "not" + stop (v.) + -able.

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