appreciable

[ uh-pree-shee-uh-buh l, -shuh-buh l ]
/ əˈpri ʃi ə bəl, -ʃə bəl /

adjective

sufficient to be readily perceived or estimated; considerable: There is an appreciable difference between socialism and communism.

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Origin of appreciable

First recorded in 1810–20; appreci(ate) + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM appreciable

ap·pre·ci·a·bly, adverbun·ap·pre·ci·a·ble, adjectiveun·ap·pre·ci·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for appreciably

appreciable
/ (əˈpriːʃɪəbəl, -ʃəbəl) /

adjective

sufficient to be easily seen, measured, or noticed

Derived forms of appreciable

appreciably, adverb
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