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[in-ves-ti-guh-buh l]
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  1. capable of being investigated.
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Origin of investigable

1585–95; < Late Latin investīgābilis, equivalent to Latin investīgā(re) to track down (see investigate) + -bilis -ble
Related formsun·in·ves·ti·ga·ble, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • And what is not investigable lies outside the province of science.

    What is Christian Science?

    M. M. Mangasarian

Word Origin and History for investigable


c.1400, from Late Latin investigabilis "that may be searched into," from investigare (see investigation).

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