[ dih-duhk-tuh-buh l ]
/ dɪˈdʌk tə bəl /
the amount for which the insured is liable on each loss, injury, etc., before an insurance company will make payment: The deductible on our medical coverage has been raised from $50 to $100 per illness.
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Related formsde·duct·i·bil·i·ty, nounnon·de·duct·i·bil·i·ty, nounnon·de·duct·i·ble, adjective, nounun·de·duct·i·ble, adjective
Can be confuseddeducible deductible
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Examples from the Web for deductibility
You don't see many of them suggesting that we should, say, end the deductibility of debt interest payments.
Lobbying reform—end the deductibility of corporations lobbying the executive branch.
British Dictionary definitions for deductibility
/ (dɪˈdʌktɪbəl) /
capable of being deducted
US and Canadian short for tax-deductible
insurance, US and Canadian a specified contribution towards the cost of a claim, stipulated on certain insurance policies as being payable by the policyholderAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): excess
Derived Formsdeductibility, noun
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