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manipulable

[muh-nip-yuh-luh-buh l] /məˈnɪp yə lə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of or susceptible to being manipulated; manipulatable.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; manipul(ate) + -able
Related forms
manipulability, noun
unmanipulable, adjective
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Examples from the web for manipulable
  • The three visualizations are presumably linked, and they should be manipulable to facilitate interactive learning.
  • As with any system that purports to guarantee employment, tenure is manipulable, and manipulated.
  • The idea is easy to appropriate: simple and evocative, powerful and manipulable.
  • Faith is a tool for the manipulative and the manipulable.
  • Someday there may be optical character recognition software that turns those scribbles into manipulable text.
Word Origin and History for manipulable
adj.

1859, from manipulate + -able. Related: Manipulability.

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