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compossible

[ kom-pos-uh-buhl, kuhm- ]
/ kɒmˈpɒs ə bəl, kəm- /
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adjective
compatible; potentially consistent, as with another statement, theory, etc.
able to exist or happen together.
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Origin of compossible

From the Medieval Latin word compossibilis, dating back to 1630–40. See com-, possible

OTHER WORDS FROM compossible

com·pos·si·bil·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for compossible

compossible
/ (kɒmˈpɒsɪbəl) /

adjective
rare possible in coexistence with something else
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