indelible Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"indelible" in British English

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uk   us   /ɪnˈdel.ɪ.bl̩/
An indelible ​mark or ​substance is ​impossible to ​remove by ​washing or in any other way: indelible ​ink The ​blood had ​left an indelible mark on her ​shirt. [before noun] Indelible ​memories or ​actions are ​impossible to ​forget, or have a ​permanentinfluence or ​effect: I have an indelible memory of that ​meeting with Anastasia. In his 20 ​yearsworking for the ​company, Joe Pearson made an indelible impression on it.
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
(Definition of indelible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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indelibleadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɪnˈdel·ə·bəl/
impossible to ​remove by ​washing or by any other ​method: an indelible ​mark fig. His ​performance of Hamlet ​left an indelible ​impression on all who ​saw it.
(Definition of indelible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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