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irrevocable

Not capable of being revoked. An offer to sell at a certain price can be revoked at any time before acceptance. An irrevocable offer to sell cannot be revoked, but it should always have an expiration date.

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When violent deaths of young people occur, the suddenness, irrevocability, and disbelief that one's offspring has died before the parent causes intense personal suffering and affects reintegration into community life.
Notably, this standard implies nothing about the temporal imminence of the attack (although irrevocability typically tends to be found close to the time of attack), and the passage of time generally should not materially affect the calculation.
The irrevocability and finality of death stalked his every year, and his cognizance of the transient nature of life effectively galvanized Lincoln to shape his own destiny.
In contrast, reflective nostalgia is concerned with "historical and individual time, with the irrevocability of the past and human finitude, it suggests new flexibility, not the re-establishment of stasis" (49).
Telling the story of Israel's many failings is the Torah's way of demonstrating the irrevocability of the Covenant down the ages.
Pather Panchali for them symbolized both the irrevocability of childhood and the irretrievability of nature's abundance.
For example, younger children may feel the emotional reverberations of the loss, but not grieve the irrevocability of death until they reach the developmental stage where they see death as final.
This feeling of not belonging is akin to the irrevocability of what it must feel like to be put outdoors--to feel that you can be so dispensable, so susceptible to danger, so at-risk even in "familiar" (American) territory.
The most common reason for the Social Security Administration to declare a trust invalid under d4A is the failure to comply with state trust laws regarding irrevocability.
The digital certificates can be used for electronic signatures and the digital time stamps can be added to ensure the integrity, irrevocability and time limit of the quotations of suppliers.
238 (1972), every Member of this Court has written or joined at least one opinion endorsing the proposition that because of its severity and irrevocability, the death penalty is qualitatively different from any other punishment, and hence must be accompanied by unique safeguards to ensure that it is a justified response to a given offense.
Among other things, a certificate of trust must contain the identity of the settlor; the identity, address, and powers of the trustee; the revocability or irrevocability of the trust and the identity of any person holding a power to revoke.

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