educatable

educable

[ej-oo-kuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
capable of being educated.
2.
of or pertaining to mildly retarded individuals who may achieve self-sufficiency.
Also, educatable [ej-oo-key-tuh-buhl] .


Origin:
1835–45; educ(ate) + -able

educability, noun
noneducable, adjective
uneducability, noun
uneducable, adjective

educable, educible.
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educable or educatable (ˈɛdjʊkəbəl, ˈɛdjʊˌkeɪtəbəl)
 
adj
capable of being trained or educated; able to learn
 
educatable or educatable
 
adj
 
educability or educatable
 
n
 
educatability or educatable
 
n

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educable
1845; see educate + -able.
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