measurable

[ mezh-er-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈmɛʒ ər ə bəl /

adjective

capable of being measured.

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Origin of measurable

1300–50; Middle English mesurable<Middle French <Late Latin mēnsūrābilis that can be measured. See measure, -able

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measurable
/ (ˈmɛʒərəbəl, ˈmɛʒrə-) /

adjective

able to be measured; perceptible or significant

Derived forms of measurable

measurability or measurableness, nounmeasurably, adverb
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