Definition of 'inexorable'
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The alternative is the inexorable decline of a great scientific culture. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Mostly the inexorable march of time and what it does to our bodies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The ageing population and medical advances will put inexorable pressure on the system. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This may have something to do with the inexorable rise of the chess computer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The seemingly inexorable march of new world records may be coming to a halt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Oil companies are anxiously watching the seemingly inexorable decline in prices. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The trio admit to being as astonished as anyone at his inexorable rise. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The inexorable rise of the web has pushed the telly off its pedestal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Far too many people see this team on an inexorable upward rise. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The inexorable decline of a once great team has been accompanied by the most inept administration in cricket. Times, Sunday Times (2008)An immutable law of business is that any organisation one works for goes into inexorable decline the moment one leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Now, this inexorable process has reached doctors as well. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This year, there is no escaping the inexorable march of wearable tech. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Its seemingly inexorable rise over the past decade has been synonymous with the city's resurgence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The inexorable advance of the dress promotes three immense questions: will my brain look small in it? Times, Sunday Times (2007)A process of inexorable decline had set in. The Global Marketplace (1993)What is being proposed is merely designed to halt the seemingly inexorable rise of the big hit at the expense of the sport's integrity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is the inexorable logic of Lancaster's philosophy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If a woman is to avoid the inexorable slide into invisibility, there are some things she must cease to consider a luxury and embrace as necessity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For some, the inexorable march of years and the pathos of mortality bring an inward, deep resentment. Christianity Today (2000)It's a return to the main line, to the inexorable process of destruction we thought we had stopped. A Plague of Angels (1993)Any of these points could be part of this pattern of inexorable logic as England march on and retain the Ashes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)During the summer, the Republicans had tried to halt the seemingly inexorable process by which their territory was being whittled away. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and Revenge
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Translations for 'inexorable'
British English: inexorable ADJECTIVE
You use inexorable to describe a process which cannot be prevented from continuing or progressing.
...the seemingly inexorable rise in unemployment.
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