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Definition of "irreparable" []

  • Impossible to repair, rectify, or amend: irreparable harm; irreparable damages. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "irreparable" in a sentence
  • "She recorded what she called irreparable damage done to a historic church in Kahula (ph) on Big Island."
  • ""The fact that the government can and did issue such instructions and comply with the injunction immediately shows that the military will not sustain irreparable harm from compliance and belies the need for any temporary stay," LCR argued in court papers."
  • "During Monday's hearing, Justice Department attorney Beth Brinkmann argued that the injunction would result in "irreparable harm" to the National Institutes of Health because researchers could lose crucial experiments and scientific materials."