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scrutable

[skroo-tuh-buh l] /ˈskru tə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being understood by careful study or investigation.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin scrūt(ārī) (see scrutiny) + -able
Related forms
scrutability, noun
unscrutable, adjective
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Examples for scrutable
  • It is clear procedures for decision making that are scrutable and subject to viable methods of challenge.
  • Moreover, the minutes of future meetings will contain a more complete and scrutable record of the basis for decisions.
  • The key to risk- informed regulation is accountability to the public through valid and scrutable performance measurements.
British Dictionary definitions for scrutable

scrutable

/ˈskruːtəbəl/
adjective
1.
(rare) open to or able to be understood by scrutiny
Derived Forms
scrutability, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin scrūtārī to inspect closely; see scrutiny
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Word Origin and History for scrutable
adj.

c.1600, probably a back-formation from inscrutable.

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