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Definition of Irreversible


  1. Incapable of being reversed or turned about or back; incapable of being made to run backward; as, an irreversible engine.
  2. Incapable of being reversed, recalled, repealed, or annulled; as, an irreversible sentence or decree.

Irreversible Quotations

If left unchecked, global change will create violent conflict, torrential storms, shrinking coastlines, and irreversible catastrophe.
Valerie Jarrett

Unfortunately, some of our poor choices are irreversible, but many are not. Often, we can change course and get back on the right track.
James E. Faust

The particular aspect of time that I'm interested in is the arrow of time: the fact that the past is different from the future. We remember the past but we don't remember the future. There are irreversible processes. There are things that happen, like you turn an egg into an omelet, but you can't turn an omelet into an egg.
Sean M. Carroll

We are of the opinion that an important and irreversible process is taking place among the white population. Just as with the blacks, the whites, too, are currently overcoming a psychological barrier.
Joe Slovo

We have made mistakes. In our haste to do all things for all people, we did not foresee the full consequences of our actions. And when the people raised their voices, we didn't hear. But our deafness was only a temporary condition, and not an irreversible condition.
Barbara Jordan
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Irreversible Translations

irreversible in Spanish is irreversible
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