irreversible meaning, irreversible definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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If a change is irreversible, things cannot be changed back to the way they were before.      adj  
She could suffer irreversible brain damage if she is not treated within seven days...     
  irreversibly      adv   ADV with v  
Television has irreversibly changed our perception of the Royal Family.     
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final, incurable, irreparable, irrevocable, unalterable  

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the point where a minor change turns into a major and irreversible one
[Bus.] E.g. : Some have anticipated that social media would be the tipping point of web marketing.
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