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biddable

[bid-uh-buh l] /ˈbɪd ə bəl/
adjective
1.
Cards. adequate to bid upon:
a biddable suit.
2.
willing to do what is asked; obedient; tractable; docile:
a biddable child.
3.
that may be acquired by bidding:
biddable merchandise.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; bid1 + -able
Related forms
biddability, biddableness, noun
biddably, adverb
unbiddable, adjective
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  • Another advantage of people as subjects in nature programmes is that they are biddable.
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  • From being a meek and biddable thing, it has become a bully.
British Dictionary definitions for biddable

biddable

/ˈbɪdəbəl/
adjective
1.
having sufficient value to be bid on, as a hand or suit at bridge
2.
docile; obedient
Derived Forms
biddableness, noun
biddably, adverb
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