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dissoluble

[dih-sol-yuh-buh l] /dɪˈsɒl yə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being dissolved:
tablets dissoluble in water.
2.
capable of being destroyed, as through disintegration or decomposition.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Latin dissolūbilis, equivalent to dissolū-, stem of dissolvere to dissolve + -bilis -ble. See dis-1, soluble
Related forms
dissolubility, dissolubleness, noun
redissoluble, adjective
redissolubleness, noun
redissolubly, adverb
undissoluble, adjective
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  • Both marriage and remarriage rates are declining, while less formal, more easily dissoluble unions are on the rise.
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dissoluble

/dɪˈsɒljʊbəl/
adjective
1.
a less common word for soluble
Derived Forms
dissolubility, dissolubleness, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin dissolūbilis, from dissolvere to dissolve
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