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understandable

[ uhn-der-stan-duh-buhl ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈstæn də bəl /
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adjective
capable of being understood; comprehensible.
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Origin of understandable

1350–1400; Middle English: originally, capable of understanding; see understand, -able

OTHER WORDS FROM understandable

un·der·stand·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·der·stand·a·bly, adverbnon·un·der·stand·a·ble, adjectiveun·un·der·stand·a·ble, adjective
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