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impassable

adjective uk   /ɪmˈpɑː.sə.bl̩/ us    /-ˈpæs.ə-/
An impassable road or path cannot be travelled on because of bad weather conditions or because it is blocked: Many roads were flooded and impassable following the storm.
Translations of “impassable”
in Spanish intransitable…
in French impraticable…
in German unpassierbar…
in Chinese (Traditional) (道路)不能通行的,無法通過的…
in Russian непроходимый…
in Turkish geçit vermeyen, geçilemez, aşılamaz…
in Chinese (Simplified) (道路)不能通行的,无法通过的…
in Polish nieprzejezdny…
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