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severable

[sev-er-uh-buh l, sev-ruh-] /ˈsɛv ər ə bəl, ˈsɛv rə-/
adjective
1.
capable of being severed.
2.
Law. separable or capable of being treated as separate from a whole legal right or obligation:
a severable contract obligation.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; sever + -able
Related forms
severability, noun
nonseverable, adjective
unseverable, adjective
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Examples from the web for severable
  • severable services are to be awarded and the period of performance begins in the fiscal year in which funds are available.
  • The services are determined to be non-severable in nature.
  • After this review it was determined that the work of this proposed contract is not severable from the work of the insurance claim.
  • The maintenance actions for this contract are considered non-severable.
  • All of these are non-severable from this task order requirements.
British Dictionary definitions for severable

severable

/ˈsɛvərəbəl/
adjective
1.
able to be severed
2.
(law) capable of being separated, as a clause in an agreement: a severable contract
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