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unavoidable definition

Overview

This page has 3 definitions of unavoidable in English. Unavoidable is an adjective and noun. Examples of how to use unavoidable in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English

Etymology

From Middle English unavoidable, equivalent to un- +‎ avoidable.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌʌnəˈvɔɪdəbəl/
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Adjective

unavoidable (comparative more unavoidable, superlative most unavoidable)

  1. Impossible to avoid; bound to happen.
    an unavoidable urge
  2. (law) Not voidable; incapable of being made null or void.

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Noun

unavoidable (plural unavoidables)

  1. Something that cannot be avoided.
    • 1825, The London magazine (volume 12, page 490)
      Forty years before, I had thought this odour one of the necessities of life — one of the unavoidables at least []