[ bree-thuh-buhl ]
/ ˈbri ðə bəl /
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able or fit to be breathed: filters to make the air more breathable.
allowing the passage of air and moisture: a breathable fabric.
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OTHER WORDS FROM breathablebreath·a·bil·i·ty, breath·a·ble·ness, nounun·breath·a·ble, adjective
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How to use breathable in a sentence
The prized material is breathable, odor-resistant, totally biodegradable, and oh, so soft.The hottest gifts to buy for the friend who’s always cold|Sandra Gutierrez G.|November 20, 2020|Popular-Science
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British Dictionary definitions for breathable
/ (ˈbriːðəbəl) /
(of air) fit to be breathed
(of a material) allowing air to pass through so that perspiration can evaporate
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