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eradicable

[ih-rad-i-kuh-buh l] /ɪˈræd ɪ kə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being eradicated.
Origin of eradicable
1840-1850
1840-50; < Late Latin ērādīcābilis, equivalent to Latin ērādīc(āre) to eradicate + -ābilis -able
Related forms
eradicably, adverb
noneradicable, adjective
uneradicable, adjective
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  • Disease had been communicated several years before, of a kind which was much more communicable then, than it was eradicable now.

  • He loved, and the transient doubt which had saddened his thoughts could not struggle against a thought which was now eradicable.

    Last of the Incas Gustave Aimard

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