determinable

[ dih-tur-muh-nuh-buh l ]
/ dɪˈtɜr mə nə bəl /

adjective

capable of being determined.
Law. subject to termination.

Nearby words

  1. deterge,
  2. detergency,
  3. detergent,
  4. deteriorate,
  5. deterioration,
  6. determinacy,
  7. determinant,
  8. determinate,
  9. determination,
  10. determinative

Origin of determinable

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

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British Dictionary definitions for determinable

determinable

/ (dɪˈtɜːmɪnəbəl) /

adjective

able to be decided, fixed, or found out
law liable to termination under certain conditions; terminable
Derived Formsdeterminably, adverb

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