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English definition of “inoperable”

inoperable

adjective (DISEASE)    /ɪˈnɒp.ər.ə.bl̩/ US  /ˌɪnˈɑː.pɚ-/
If a tumour (= a growth ) or other medical condition is inoperable, doctors are unable to remove or treat it with an operation .Cancer
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