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inoperable

adjective uk   /ɪˈnɒp.ər.ə.bl̩/ us    /ˌɪnˈɑː.pɚ-/

inoperable adjective (DISEASE)

If a tumour (= a growth) or other medical condition is inoperable, doctors are unable to remove or treat it with an operation.

inoperable adjective (NOT WORKING)

If a system, plan, machine, etc. is inoperable, it cannot be done or made to work.
Translations of “inoperable”
in Spanish inoperable…
in French inopérable…
in German inoperabel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疾病, (腫瘤等)不宜動手術的,手術不能治癒的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾病, (肿瘤等)不宜动手术的,手术不能治愈的…
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