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irreducible

Pronunciation: ir're-du'si-bel, i-re-

Definition:

  1. Not reducible; incapable of being made smaller.
  2. In chemistry, incapable of being made simpler, or of being replaced, hydrogenated, or reduced in positive charge.
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