[ sev-er-uh-buh l, sev-ruh- ]
/ ˈsɛv ər ə bəl, ˈsɛv rə- /
capable of being severed.
Law. separable or capable of being treated as separate from a whole legal right or obligation: a severable contract obligation.
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It was born of musical chanting, and it grew as song, never unsung or conceived of as severable from its melody.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for severable
/ (ˈsɛvərəbəl) /
able to be severed
law capable of being separated, as a clause in an agreementa severable contract
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