[uh-fawr-duh-buh l]
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  1. Usually affordables. items, expenses, etc., that one can afford: a variety of affordables for your gift list.

Origin of affordable

First recorded in 1865–70; afford + -able
Related formsaf·ford·a·bil·i·ty, nounaf·ford·a·bly, adverbun·af·ford·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·af·ford·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Word Origin and History for affordable

1866, from afford + -able. Related: Affordability; affordably.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper