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returnable

[ ri-tur-nuh-buhl ]
/ rɪˈtɜr nə bəl /
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adjective
that may be returned: returnable merchandise.
requiring a return, as a writ to the court from which it is issued.
noun
a beverage bottle or can that can be returned when empty for refund of a deposit.
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Origin of returnable

1375–1425; 1960–65 for def. 3; late Middle English retournable.See return, -able

OTHER WORDS FROM returnable

re·turn·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·re·turn·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for returnable

returnable
/ (rɪˈtɜːnəbəl) /

adjective
able to be taken, given, or sent back
required to be returned by law, as a claim to the court from which it issued

Derived forms of returnable

returnability, noun
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