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usable

or use·a·ble

[ yoo-zuh-buhl ]
/ ˈyu zə bəl /
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adjective

available or convenient for use: 2000 square feet of usable office space.
capable of being used: That saw is no longer usable.

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Origin of usable

1350–1400; Middle English <Middle French; see use, -able

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British Dictionary definitions for usable

usable

useable

/ (ˈjuːzəbəl) /

adjective

able to be used

Derived forms of usable

usability, useability, usableness or useableness, nounusably or useably, adverb
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