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equable

[ ek-wuh-buhl, ee-kwuh- ]
/ ˈɛk wə bəl, ˈi kwə- /
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adjective

free from many changes or variations; uniform: an equable climate; an equable temperament.
uniform in operation or effect, as laws.

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Origin of equable

1635–45; < Latin aequābilis that can be made equal, similar, equivalent to aequ(us) equal, even + -ābilis -able
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equable

/ (ˈɛkwəbəl) /

adjective

even-tempered; placid
unvarying; uniforman equable climate
Derived Formsequability or equableness, nounequably, adverb

Word Origin for equable

C17: from Latin aequābilis, from aequāre to make equal
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