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receivable

[ ri-see-vuh-buhl ]
/ rɪˈsi və bəl /
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adjective
fit for acceptance; acceptable.
awaiting receipt of payment: accounts receivable.
capable of being received.
noun
receivables, business assets in the form of obligations due from others.
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Origin of receivable

1350–1400; receive + -able; replacing Middle English rescevable<Anglo-French receivable (Old French recevable)

OTHER WORDS FROM receivable

re·ceiv·a·bil·i·ty, re·ceiv·a·ble·ness, nounnon·re·ceiv·a·ble, adjective, nounun·re·ceiv·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for receivable

receivable
/ (rɪˈsiːvəbəl) /

adjective
suitable for or capable of being received, esp as payment or legal tender
(of a bill, etc) awaiting paymentaccounts receivable
noun
(usually plural) the part of the assets of a business represented by accounts due for payment
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