[ dih-fee-zuh-buhl ]
/ dɪˈfi zə bəl /
capable of being annulled or terminated.
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Origin of defeasible
OTHER WORDS FROM defeasiblede·fea·si·ble·ness, de·fea·si·bil·i·ty, nounnon·de·fea·si·bil·i·ty, nounnon·de·fea·si·ble, adjectivenon·de·fea·si·ble·ness, noun
Words nearby defeasible
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British Dictionary definitions for defeasible
/ (dɪˈfiːzəbəl) /
law (of an estate or interest in land) capable of being defeated or rendered void
philosophy (of a judgment, opinion, etc) having a presupposition in its favour but open to revision if countervailing evidence becomes knownCompare incorrigible (def. 3)
Derived forms of defeasibledefeasibleness or defeasibility, noun
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