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impossible

adjective  /ɪmˈpɑs·ə·bəl/ us  

impossible adjective (NOT POSSIBLE)

[not gradable] unable to exist, happen, or be achieved; not possible: an impossible goal [+ to infinitive] It’s almost impossible to get them to agree on anything.

impossible adjective (VERY DIFFICULT)

very difficult to deal with: Traffic at rush hour is just impossible.
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