evitable

evitable

[ev-i-tuh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being avoided; avoidable.

Origin:
1495–1505; < Latin ēvītābilis. See evite, -able

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evitable (ˈɛvɪtəbəl)
 
adj
rare able to be avoided
 
[C16: from Latin ēvītābilis, from ēvītāre, from vītāre to avoid]

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evitable
c.1500, from L. evitabilis, from evitare (see inevitable).
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