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papable

[pey-puh-buh l] /ˈpeɪ pə bəl/
adjective
1.
suitable or likely to become pope.
Origin of papable
1585-1595
1585-95; < Middle French < Italian papabile, equivalent to papa pope + -bile -ble
Related forms
papability, noun
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  • It's a sweltering hot day in London today, a real British heat wave with no a/c, and the Jubilee enthusiasm is papable.

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