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readability

[ ree-duh-bil-i-tee ]
/ ˌri dəˈbɪl ɪ ti /
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noun

Also read·a·ble·ness. the state or quality of being readable.
Typography. the property of type that affects the ease with which printed matter can be read for a sustained period.Compare legibility (def. 2).

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Origin of readability

First recorded in 1835–45; readable + -ity
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