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indelible

adjective uk   /ɪnˈdel.ɪ.bl̩/ us  
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 permanent influence or effect: I have an indelible memory of that meeting with Anastasia. In his 20 years working for the company, Joe Pearson made an indelible impression on it.
indelibly
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
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