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lockable

[lok-uh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. capable of being locked; fitted with a lock: The car has a lockable glove compartment.

Origin of lockable

First recorded in 1890–95; lock1 + -able
Related formslock·a·bil·i·ty, noun
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Word Origin and History for lockable

adj.

1832, from lock (v.) + -able. Related: Lockability.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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