implacable adj : impossible to placate; "an implacable enemy" [ant: placable]
Bold textThree ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Implacable:
- The first Implacable, launched in 1795 as the French ship Duguay-Trouin, was a 74-gun third-rate ship of the line. Captured by the British on 3 November 1805, she was renamed Implacable. She was scuttled in 1949, by then the second oldest ship of the Navy (after Victory).
- The second Implacable, launched in 1899, was a Formidable-class battleship. She served in World War I and fought at the Dardanelles.
- The third Implacable (R86), launched in 1942, was the lead ship of her class of aircraft carriers. She served in World War II and was broken up in 1954.
Relentless; not affected by attempts to change
implacable in German: HMS Implacable
implacable in Japanese: インプラカブル
implacable in Slovenian: HMS Implacable
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