demonstrable

[ dih-mon-struh-buhl, dem-uhn- ]
/ dɪˈmɒn strə bəl, ˈdɛm ən- /

adjective

capable of being demonstrated or proved.
clearly evident; obvious: a demonstrable lack of concern for the general welfare.

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Origin of demonstrable

1350–1400; Middle English <Old French <Late Latin dēmonstrābilis, equivalent to Latin dēmonstrā(re) (see demonstrate) + -bilis-ble

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British Dictionary definitions for demonstrable

demonstrable
/ (ˈdɛmənstrəbəl, dɪˈmɒn-) /

adjective

able to be demonstrated or proved

Derived forms of demonstrable

demonstrability or demonstrableness, noundemonstrably (ˈdɛmənstrəblɪ, dɪˈmɒn-), adverb
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