ile

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-ile

a suffix of adjectives expressing capability, susceptibility, liability, aptitude, etc.: agile; docile; ductile; fragile; prehensile; volatile.
Also, -il.


Origin:
< Latin -ilis, -īlis

Ile

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-ile
 
suffix forming adjectives, —suffix forming nouns
indicating capability, liability, or a relationship with something: agile; fragile; juvenile
 
[via French from Latin or directly from Latin -ilis]

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Ile abbr.
isoleucine

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