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inescapable

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.ɪˈskeɪ.pə.bl̩/ us  
If a fact or a situation is inescapable, it cannot be ignored or avoided.
inescapably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
We are inescapably conditioned by our upbringing.
Translations of “inescapable”
in Spanish ineludible…
in French inévitable…
in German unvermeidlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不可忽視的, 不可避免的…
in Russian неизбежный…
in Turkish kaçınılmaz, çaresiz, olması muhakkak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不可忽视的, 不可避免的…
in Polish nieodłączny, nieunikniony…
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