Inconvertibility In`con*vert`i*bil"i*ty, n. [L. inconvertibilitas.] The quality or state of being inconvertible; not capable of being exchanged for, or converted into, something else; as, the inconvertibility of an irredeemable currency, or of lead, into gold. [1913 Webster]

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