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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/vehicleinaccessible 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
Translations of “inaccessible”
in Spanish inaccesible…
in French inaccessible…
in German unzugänglich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地方, 難到達的, 達不到的…
in Russian недоступный…
in Turkish erişilemez, ulaşılamaz, ücra…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地方, 难到达的, 达不到的…
in Polish niedostępny…
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