inseparable

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See also: inséparable

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Middle French inséparable, from Latin īnsēparābilis. Constructed as in- +‎ separable.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /in.ˈsɛ.p(ə).ɹə.bl/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

inseparable (comparative more inseparable, superlative most inseparable)

  1. Unable to be separated; bound together permanently.
    • 1897 December (indicated as 1898), Winston Churchill, chapter I, in The Celebrity: An Episode, New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company; London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., OCLC 222716698, page 1:
      In the old days, to my commonplace and unobserving mind, he gave no evidences of genius whatsoever. He never read me any of his manuscripts, […], and therefore my lack of detection of his promise may in some degree be pardoned. But he had then none of the oddities and mannerisms which I hold to be inseparable from genius, and which struck my attention in after days when I came in contact with the Celebrity.
    • 1962 October, G. Freeman Allen, “The New Look in Scotland's Northern Division—II”, in Modern Railways, page 271:
      This detail is one of the reasons which made a single, modern signalbox and the marshalling yard inseparable features in the modernisation of the Perth facilities. A central control point rather than 13 individual boxes, was essential to integrate with other movements the greatly increased flow of freight traffic through the station area.

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inseparable (plural inseparables)

  1. Something that cannot be separated from something else.
    • 2002, Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingam, Companion Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy (page 129)
      Jayanta does so in answering an opponent who declares that the very idea of a relation between two inseparables is self-contradictory. How can inseparability and relation be reconciled?

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnsēparābilis.

Adjective[edit]

inseparable (epicene, plural inseparables)

  1. inseparable
    Antonym: separable

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnsēparābilis.

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inseparable (masculine and feminine plural inseparables)

  1. inseparable
    Antonym: separable

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnsēparābilis.

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inseparable m or f (plural inseparables)

  1. inseparable
    Antonym: separable

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnsēparābilis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /insepaˈɾable/, [ĩn.se.paˈɾa.β̞le]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

inseparable (plural inseparables)

  1. inseparable
    Antonyms: separable, incombinable

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inseparable m (plural inseparables)

  1. lovebird

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