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Definition of "unavoidable" []

  • Impossible to avoid; inevitable. See Synonyms at certain. (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 "unavoidable" in a sentence
  • "Arguing for the majority, Justice Scalia said this wording-and the word unavoidable in particular-exempted vaccines that were of "defective design.""
  • "Scalia said the word "unavoidable" would be meaningless "if a manufacturer could be held liable for failure to use a different design.""
  • "Its foreign minister, Guido Westerwelle, said talks were underway between EU member states and international partners on new sanctions, which he called "unavoidable"."