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compossible

[kom-pos-uh-buh l, kuh m-] /kɒmˈpɒs ə bəl, kəm-/
adjective
1.
compatible; potentially consistent, as with another statement, theory, etc.
2.
able to exist or happen together.
Origin of compossible
1630-1640
From the Medieval Latin word compossibilis, dating back to 1630-40. See com-, possible
Related forms
compossibility, noun
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compossible

/kɒmˈpɒsɪbəl/
adjective
1.
(rare) possible in coexistence with something else
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