irreparate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably ir- +‎ reparate (either etymology 1 or 2).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

irreparate (not comparable)

  1. (rare) irreparable
    • 1951, Saturday Review, volume 34, issue 2, page 46 (Saturday Review Associates)
      Unregulated expansion into a region meant by nature to be range country did serious, often irreparate, damage to the land.
    • 1964, Congressional Serial Set, page 873 (United States Government Printing Office)
      It is with a feeling of real affliction that we heard of the tragical and irreparate loss of President Kennedy.
    • 1971, American Law Reports. ALR 3d: Cases and Annotations, volume 38, page 1,582
      Teacher’s union, seeking judicial declaration that public meeting law did not apply to grievance arbitration hearings conducted by union and school board pursuant to agreement, a properly denied preliminary injunction was sought against newspaper representee where court noted its belief that private arguments by public bodies could not be used to circumvent public meeting law but based its ruling on trial court’s finding of no irreparate injury.

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

irreparate

  1. feminine plural of irreparato

Latin[edit]

Adverb[edit]

irreparātē (comparative irreparātius, superlative irreparātissimē)

  1. irrecoverably

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.