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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ir·re·vers·ible /ˌɪrɪˈvɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ir·re·vers·ible /ˌɪrɪˈvɝsəbəl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ir·re·vers·i·ble a.
 1. Incapable of being reversed or turned about or back; incapable of being made to run backward; as, an irreversible engine; an irreversible process; an irreversible reaction.
 2. Incapable of being reversed, recalled, repealed, or annulled; as, an irreversible sentence or decree.
    This rejection of the Jews, as it is not universal, so neither is it final and irreversible.   --Jortin.
 Syn: -- Irrevocable; irrepealable; unchangeable.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: impossible to reverse or be reversed; "irreversible momentum
             toward revolution" [ant: reversible]
      2: impossible to reverse or undo; "an irreversible decree"