[ir-i-dee-muh-buh l] /ˌɪr ɪˈdi mə bəl/
not ; incapable of being bought back or paid off.
irremediable; irreparable; hopeless.
beyond redemption; irreclaimable.
(of paper money) not convertible into gold or silver.
(of bonds, debentures, shares, etc) without a date of redemption of capital; incapable of being bought back directly or paid off
(of paper money) not convertible into specie
(of a sinner) not able to be saved or reformed
(of a loss) not able to be recovered; irretrievable
not able to be improved or rectified; irreparable
c.1600, from assimilated form of in- (1) “not, opposite of” + redeemable. Related: Irredeemably.
[ir-i-den-tuh] /ˌɪr ɪˈdɛn tə/ noun 1. a region that is under the political jurisdiction of one nation but is related to another by reason of cultural, historical, and ethnic ties.
[ir-i-den-tist] /ˌɪr ɪˈdɛn tɪst/ noun 1. (usually initial capital letter) a member of an Italian association that became prominent in 1878, advocating the redemption, or the incorporation into Italy, of certain neighboring regions (Italia irredenta) having a primarily Italian population. 2. a member of a party in any country advocating the acquisition of some region […]
[ir-i-doo-suh-buh l, -dyoo-] /ˌɪr ɪˈdu sə bəl, -ˈdyu-/ adjective 1. not reducible; incapable of being reduced or of being diminished or simplified further: the irreducible minimum. 2. incapable of being brought into a different condition or form. 3. Mathematics. /ˌɪrɪˈdjuːsɪbəl/ adjective 1. not able to be reduced or lessened 2. not able to be brought […]
- Irreducible hernia
irreducible hernia n. A hernia that cannot be reduced without surgery. Also called incarcerated hernia.