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readable

[ ree-duh-buhl ]
/ ˈri də bəl /
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adjective

easy or interesting to read.
capable of being read; legible: readable handwriting.
pertaining to letter mail with addresses and zip codes capable of being read by optical scanning devices.

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Origin of readable

First recorded in 1560–70; read1 + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM readable

read·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for readable

readable
/ (ˈriːdəbəl) /

adjective

(of handwriting, etc) able to be read or deciphered; legible
(of style of writing) interesting, easy, or pleasant to read

Derived forms of readable

readability or readableness, nounreadably, adverb
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