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commutable

[kuh-myoo-tuh-buh l] /kəˈmyu tə bəl/
adjective
1.
that may be commuted; exchangeable or interchangeable.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Latin commūtābilis, equivalent to commūtā(re) to commute + -bilis -ble
Related forms
commutability, commutableness, noun
uncommutable, adjective
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  • Wear commutable clothing and don't forget the sunscreen.
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British Dictionary definitions for commutable

commutable

/kəˈmjuːtəbəl/
adjective
1.
(law) (of a punishment) capable of being reduced in severity
2.
able to be exchanged
Derived Forms
commutability, commutableness, noun
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