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untouchable

adjective uk   /ʌnˈtʌtʃ.ə.bl̩/ us  

untouchable adjective (PROTECTED)

not able to be punished, criticized, or changed in any way: We've got to change the present system in which high court judges are regarded as somehow untouchable.

untouchable adjective (NOT DEFEATED)

not able to be defeated or to be as good as: Coventry City have proved untouchable this season - they've just won their sixth consecutive game.

untouchable

noun [C] uk   /ʌnˈtʌtʃ.ə.bl̩/ us  
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