ir·rev·o·ca·ble /ir-'re-və-kə-bəl/ adj: not capable of being revoked
the offer was irrevocable for ten days
ir·rev·o·ca·bil·i·ty n
ir·rev·o·ca·bly adv

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I adjective beyond recall, binding, changeless, definite, final, firm, fixed, immitigable, immovable, immutable, impossible to change, incapable of revocation, incommutable, indefeasible, indelible, indestructible, indissoluble, indissolvable, ineluctable, ineradicable, inescapable, inevasible, inevitable, inextinguishable, inflexible, inrevocabilis, intransmutable, irreclaimable, irredeemable, irremediable, irremovable, irreparable, irrepealable, irretrievable, irreversible, lasting, nonreversible, permanent, persisting, remediless, reverseless, settled, stable, unable to be annulled, unalterable, unavoidable, unchangeable, unmodiflable, unrepealable, unrestorable, without appeal associated concepts: irrevocable dedication, irrevocable gift, irrevocable grant, irrevocable license, irrevocable option, irrevocable pledge, irrevocable transfer, irrevocable trust II index certain (positive), compulsory, conclusive (determinative), decisive, definite, final, immutable, inappealable, indefeasible, indelible, indestructible, ironclad, irredeemable, irremediable, irreversible, lost (taken away), necessary (inescapable), permanent, stable, unavoidable (inevitable), unavoidable (not voidable)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

A letter of credit is an undertaking, which may or may not be made irrevocable, by the customer's bank to pay a stated sum of money to the exporter, provided certain specified conditions are met including the receipt of the necessary documentation relating to the transaction.

Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.

Unable to be withdrawn or revoked.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Unable to cancel or recall; that which is unalterable or irreversible.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

Unable to cancel or recall; that which is unalterable or irreversible.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • irrévocable — [ irevɔkabl ] adj. • XVe; inrévocable 1315; lat. irrevocabilis 1 ♦ Qui ne peut être révoqué. Donation irrévocable. Arrêt, verdict, jugement irrévocable. Vœux, serments irrévocables, qui engagent définitivement. Décision irrévocable. ⇒ arrêté,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Irrevocable — Ir*rev o*ca*ble, a. [L. irrevocabilis: cf. F. irr[ e]vocable. See {In } not, and {Revoke}, and cf. {Irrevocable}.] Incapable of being recalled or revoked; unchangeable; irreversible; unalterable; as, an irrevocable promise or decree; irrevocable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irrevocable — ir‧rev‧o‧ca‧ble [ɪˈrevəkəbl] adjective impossible to change or stop: • The harm he had caused was substantial and irrevocable. * * * irrevocable UK US /ɪˈrevəkəbl/ adjective ► impossible to change: »The judge said that the option was an… …   Financial and business terms

  • irrevocable — Irrevocable. adj. de tout genre. Qui ne peut estre revoqué. Serment irrevocable. loy irrevocable. donation irrevocable. la parole de Dieu est un arrest irrevocable …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • irrevocable — adjetivo 1. Que no se puede revocar: sentencia irrevocable. Es una decisión irrevocable, absolutamente definitiva, nos vamos de esta ciudad …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • irrevocable — [i rev′ə kə bəl] adj. [ME < MFr irrévocable < L irrevocabilis] that cannot be revoked, recalled, or undone; unalterable irrevocability n. irrevocableness irrevocably adv …   English World dictionary

  • irrevocable — (adj.) also irrevokable, late 14c., from L. irrevocabilis that cannot be recalled, unalterable, from assimilated form of in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + revocabilis (see REVOKE (Cf. revoke)). Related: Irrevocably …   Etymology dictionary

  • irrevocable — meaning ‘that cannot be changed or recalled’, is pronounced with the stress on the second syllable …   Modern English usage

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  • irrevocable — Irrevocable, Irreuocabilis. Plin …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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