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irredeemable


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Irredeemable  \Ir`re*deem"a*ble\,  a. 
  Not  redeemable;  that  can  not  be  redeemed;  not  payable  in  gold 
  or  silver,  as  a  bond;  --  used  especially  of  such  government 
  notes,  issued  as  currency,  as  are  not  convertible  into  coin 
  at  the  pleasure  of  the  holder.  --  {Ir`re*deem"a*ble*ness}, 
  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  irredeemable 
  adj  1:  insusceptible  of  reform;  "vicious  irreclaimable  boys"; 
  "irredeemable  sinners"  [syn:  {irreclaimable},  {unredeemable}, 
  {unreformable}] 
  2:  (of  paper  money)  not  convertible  into  coin  at  the  pleasure 
  of  the  holder 




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