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idoneous

[ ahy-doh-nee-uhs ]
/ aɪˈdoʊ ni əs /
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adjective

appropriate; fit; suitable; apt.

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Origin of idoneous

1605–15; <Latin idōneus;see -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM idoneous

i·do·ne·i·ty [ahyd-n-ee-i-tee], /ˌaɪd nˈi ɪ ti/, i·do·ne·ous·ness, noun

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