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irretrievable

adjective uk   /ˌɪr.ɪˈtriː.və.bl̩/ us  
impossible to correct or return to a previously existing situation or condition: I agree things look difficult, but the situation is far from irretrievable. The couple separated on the grounds of irretrievable breakdown (of their marriage).
irretrievably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
irretrievably damaged/lost
Translations of “irretrievable”
in Spanish irreparable…
in French irréparable…
in German unersetzlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無法糾正的,不能恢復的,無法挽救的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无法纠正的,不能恢复的,无法挽救的…
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