educable

[ ej-oo-kuh-buhl ]
/ ˈɛdʒ ʊ kə bəl /

adjective

capable of being educated.
of or relating to individuals with mild intellectual disabilities who may achieve self-sufficiency.

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Also ed·u·cat·a·ble [ej-oo-key-tuh-buhl]. /ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪ tə bəl/.

Origin of educable

First recorded in 1835–45; educ(ate) + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM educable

ed·u·ca·bil·i·ty, nounnon·ed·u·ca·ble, adjectiveun·ed·u·ca·bil·i·ty, nounun·ed·u·ca·ble, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH educable

educable , educible.
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British Dictionary definitions for educable

educable

educatable (ˈɛdjʊˌkeɪtəbəl)

/ (ˈɛdjʊkəbəl) /

adjective

capable of being trained or educated; able to learn

Derived forms of educable

educability or educatability, noun
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