assignable

[ uh-sahy-nuh-buhl ]
/ əˈsaɪ nə bəl /

adjective

capable of being specified: The word has no assignable meaning in our language.
capable of being attributed: This work is assignable to a 12th-century poet.
Law. capable of being assigned.

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Origin of assignable

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at assign, -able

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