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Word: irrevocable

Definition: unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke


Sentences Containing 'irrevocable'

'That,' said Mrs. Micawber, 'that, at least, is my view, my dear Mr. Copperfield and Mr. Traddles, of the obligation which I took upon myself when I repeated the irrevocable words, "I, Emma, take thee, Wilkins."
He has submitted an irrevocable letter of resignation to Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, effective at the end of the 113th Congress.
I speak,' said Miss Mills, 'from experience of the past--the remote, irrevocable past.
The first appeal is conducted by a High people's court if the condemned appealed to it, and since 2007, another appeal is conducted automatically (even if the condemned opposed to the first appeal) by the Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China (SPC) in Beijing, to prevent the awkward circumstances in which the defendant is proved innocent "after" the death penalty - an obviously irrevocable punishment - has been administered.

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