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[ dih-tur-muh-nuh-buhl ]


  1. capable of being determined.
  2. Law. subject to termination.

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Other Words From

  • de·termi·na·bili·ty de·termi·na·ble·ness noun
  • de·termi·na·bly adverb
  • nonde·termi·na·ble adjective
  • unde·termi·na·ble adjective
  • unde·termi·na·ble·ness noun
  • unde·termi·na·bly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of determinable1

1275–1325; Middle English: fixed < Old French < Late Latin dēterminābilis, equivalent to Latin dētermin ( āre ) to bound, determine + -ābilis -able

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Example Sentences

Ties were broken by the amount of taxes owed, if determinable, or by fine levied.

That both learned from each other cannot be doubted; but the exact gain of each is less easily determinable.

He was discussing this matter with some friends on a rainy day in 1517—the month and the date not being determinable now.

How largely this is due to actual purchases for the sake of future growth is not determinable.

The mental laws are as fixed and as determinable as the laws of physics.

Insomuch that all can be in the right it is impossible; that any one is so, not with assurance determinable.


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