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countable

[koun-tuh-buh l] /ˈkaʊn tə bəl/
adjective
1.
able to be counted.
2.
Mathematics.
  1. (of a set) having a finite number of elements.
  2. (of a set) having elements that form a one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers; denumerable; enumerable.
Origin of countable
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English. See count1, -able
Related forms
countability, countableness, noun
countably, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for countability

countable

/ˈkaʊntəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being counted
2.
(maths, logic) able to be counted using the natural numbers; finite or denumerable
3.
(linguistics) denoting a count noun
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