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impossible

adjective
 
 
/ɪmˈpɒsəbl/
CANNOT HAPPEN B1 If an action or event is impossible, it cannot happen or be done: an impossible task He finds walking almost impossible. [+ to do sth] It was impossible to sleep because of the noise.Impossible and improbable
DIFFICULT very difficult to deal with: You just can't reason with her, she's absolutely impossible. You're putting me in an impossible position.Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
impossibility
 
 
/ɪmˌpɒsəˈbɪləti/ noun [C, U]
something that is impossible: [usually singular] I can't do it - it's a physical impossibility.Unachievable
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