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"inflexible" in American English

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inflexibleadjective

us   /ɪnˈflek·sə·bəl/
  • inflexible adjective (NOT CHANGING)

fixed and unable or unwilling to change: Some officials think the law is too harsh and inflexible, and they argue it should be changed.
  • inflexible adjective (STIFF)

[not gradable] (of a substance) stiff and hard, and not able to be bent: an inflexible material
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"inflexible" in British English

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inflexibleadjective

uk   /ɪnˈflek.sə.bəl/ us   /ɪnˈflek.sə.bəl/ usually disapproving
(Definition of inflexible from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inflexible" in Business English

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inflexibleadjective

uk   /ɪnˈfleksəbl/ us  
unable or unwilling to change as conditions or situations change: He called the European Union model "too bureaucratic and inflexible." Nurses were frustrated by inflexible working arrangements.
(Definition of inflexible from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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