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refutable

[ ri-fyoo-tuh-buhl, ref-yuh-tuh- ]
/ rɪˈfyu tə bəl, ˈrɛf yə tə- /
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adjective
able to be proven false:The statement is so vague as to be neither provable nor refutable.
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Origin of refutable

First recorded in 1570–80 for an earlier sense; refut(e) + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM refutable

re·fut·a·bil·i·ty [ri-fyoo-tuh-bil-i-tee, ref-yuh-tuh-], /rɪˌfyu təˈbɪl ɪ ti, ˌrɛf yə tə-/, nounre·fut·a·bly, adverbun·re·fut·a·ble, adjectiveun·re·fut·a·bly, adverb

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