[ri-zol-vuh-buh l]
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Origin of resolvable

First recorded in 1640–50; resolve + -able
Related formsre·solv·a·bil·i·ty, re·solv·a·ble·ness, nounnon·re·solv·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·re·solv·a·ble, adjectivenon·re·solv·a·ble·ness, nounnon·re·solv·a·bly, adverbun·re·solv·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. able to be resolved or analysed
Derived Formsresolvability, resolubility, resolvableness or resolubleness, noun
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Word Origin and History for resolvable

1640s, from resolve (v.) + -able.

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