Irreducible - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɪrɪˈduːsəbl|  American pronunciation of the word irreducible
Brit.  |ɪrɪˈdjuːsɪb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word irreducible

adjective

- incapable of being made smaller or simpler

an irreducible minimum
an irreducible formula
an irreducible hernia

Examples

They thought the world was made up of four irreducible elements: earth, air, fire, and water.

The fashions of dress are generally capricious and irreducible to rule.

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