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teachable

[tee-chuh-buh l] /ˈti tʃə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being instructed, as a person; docile.
2.
capable of being taught, as a subject.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85; teach + -able
Related forms
teachability, teachableness, noun
teachably, adverb
nonteachability, noun
nonteachable, adjective
nonteachableness, noun
nonteachably, adverb
unteachable, adjective
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Word Origin and History for teachability

teachable

adj.

late 15c., from teach (v.) + -able. Teachable moment attested from 1917, not common until after c.1960.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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