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Meaning of “inaccessible” in the English Dictionary

"inaccessible" in British English

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uk   us   /ˌɪn.əkˈses.ɪ.bl̩/

inaccessible adjective (PLACE)

very ​difficult or ​impossible to ​travel to: one of the most inaccessible ​places in the ​world Some of the ​houses on the ​hillside are inaccessible tocars.

inaccessible adjective (MEANING)

difficult to ​understand or ​admire: Why is ​opera so inaccessible to so many ​people? I ​found his ​lecturecompletely inaccessible.
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪn.əkˌses.ɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
(Definition of inaccessible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inaccessible" in American English

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 us   /ˌɪn·ɪkˈses·ə·bəl/
difficult or ​impossible to ​reach: The ​place is inaccessible except by ​trail. Language that is inaccessible is ​difficult or ​impossible to ​understand: Environmental ​dialog has ​become the ​domain of ​experts, inaccessible to anyone without a PhD.
(Definition of inaccessible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"inaccessible" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˌɪnəkˈsesəbl/
not ​easy to get or be used: The ​site is inaccessible during ​ 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 ​regularpressconferences to the White ​House.
(Definition of inaccessible from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inaccessible”
in Spanish inaccesible…
in Vietnamese không tiếp cận được…
in Malaysian tidak boleh dilalui…
in Thai ซึ่งเข้าไม่ถึง…
in French inaccessible…
in German unzugänglich…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地方, 难到达的, 达不到的…
in Turkish erişilemez, ulaşılamaz, ücra…
in Russian недоступный…
in Indonesian sulit dicapai…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地方, 難到達的, 達不到的…
in Polish niedostępny…
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