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mensurable

[men-sher-uh-buh l, -ser-uh-] /ˈmɛn ʃər ə bəl, -sər ə-/
adjective
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Late Latin mēnsūrābilis, equivalent to mēnsūrā(re) to measure + -bilis -ble
Related forms
mensurability, noun
unmensurable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mensurable

mensurable

/ˈmɛnsjʊrəbəl; -ʃə-/
adjective
1.
a less common word for measurable
Derived Forms
mensurability, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin mēnsūrābilis, from mēnsūrameasure
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Word Origin and History for mensurable
adj.

c.1600, from Late Latin mensurabilis "that which can be measured," from mensurare "to measure" (see measure (v.)). Related: Mensurably; mensurability.

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