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seasonable

[see-zuh-nuh-buh l] /ˈsi zə nə bəl/
adjective
1.
suitable to or characteristic of the season:
seasonable weather.
2.
timely; opportune:
a seasonable suggestion.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English sesounable. See season, -able
Related forms
seasonableness, noun
seasonably, adverb
nonseasonable, adjective
nonseasonableness, noun
nonseasonably, adverb
Can be confused
seasonable, seasonal (see usage note at seasonal)
Synonyms
1. fit, appropriate. 2. See opportune.
Usage note
See seasonal.
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British Dictionary definitions for nonseasonable

seasonable

/ˈsiːzənəbəl/
adjective
1.
suitable for the season
2.
taking place at the appropriate time
Derived Forms
seasonableness, noun
seasonably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for nonseasonable

seasonable

adj.

"suitable as to the time or season," late 14c., from season (n.) + -able. Related: Seasonably; seasonableness.

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