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ratable

or rate·a·ble

[ rey-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˈreɪ tə bəl /
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adjective

capable of being rated or appraised.
proportional: ratable distribution of wealth.

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Origin of ratable

First recorded in 1495–1505; rate1 + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for ratable

ratable

rateable

/ (ˈreɪtəbəl) /

adjective

able to be rated or evaluated
British (of property) liable to payment of rates

Derived forms of ratable

ratability, rateability, ratableness or rateableness, nounratably or rateably, adverb
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