[ ef-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈɛf ə bəl /
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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Words nearby effable
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Example sentences from the Web for effable
We have architects and no tects; there are things which are ineffable and none which are effable.Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary|Voltaire
British Dictionary definitions for effable
/ (ˈɛfəbəl) /
archaic capable of being expressed in words
Word Origin for effable
C17: from Old French, from Late Latin effābilis, from Latin effārī, from ex- out + fārī to speak
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