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expiable

[ ek-spee-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈɛk spi ə bəl /
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adjective

capable of being expiated: an expiable crime.

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Origin of expiable

1560–70; <Late Latin expiābilis, equivalent to expiā(re) to expiate + -bilis-ble
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British Dictionary definitions for expiable

expiable
/ (ˈɛkspɪəbəl) /

adjective

capable of being expiated or atoned for
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