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English definition of “inaccessible”

inaccessible

adjective     /ˌɪnəkˈsesəbl/
not easy to get or be used: The site is inaccessible during program updates .be inaccessible to sb Scientific collections are scattered around the globe , and they are sometimes inaccessible to researchers most interested in them.
not easy to be reached or entered : inaccessible by road / car / vehicle inaccessible to sth/sb The low-level station is completely inaccessible to wheelchairs .
not easy to understand : The books and articles are written in language that many find inaccessible.
if a person is inaccessible, they are unwilling to see people and are unfriendly and difficult to talk to: He may be the most inaccessible president since the introduction of regular press conferences to the White House . → Compare accessible
(Definition of inaccessible adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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