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countable
[
koun
-t
uh
-b
uh
l]
/ˈkaʊn tə bəl/
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adjective
1.
able to be counted.
2.
Mathematics.
(of a set) having a finite number of elements.
(of a set) having elements that form a one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers; denumerable; enumerable.
Origin of
countable
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1400-1450
1400-50;
late Middle English. See
count
^{1}
,
-able
Related forms
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countability,
countableness,
noun
countably,
adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for
countability
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countable
/
ˈkaʊntəb
ə
l
/
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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