[ pey-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈpeɪ ə bəl /
an amount, bill, etc., that is to be paid.
payables, the accounts payable of a business: Payables are now handled by our computer.
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Origin of payable
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/ (ˈpeɪəbəl) /
(often foll by on) to be paidpayable on the third of each month
that is capable of being paid
capable of being profitable
(of a debt) imposing an obligation on the debtor to pay, esp at once
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