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traceable

[trey-suh-buh l] /ˈtreɪ sə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being traced.
2.
attributable or ascribable (usually followed by to):
a victory traceable to good coaching.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50; trace1 + -able
Related forms
traceability, traceableness, noun
traceably, adverb
nontraceability, noun
nontraceable, adjective
nontraceableness, noun
nontraceably, adverb
untraceable, adjective
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Examples for traceability
  • But traceability does not only ensure that individual farmers get their due.
  • The degree of traceability varies with what one does in such a place.
  • Nowadays, many firms have to provide traceability, security and privacy for their customer data.
  • But one question remains open: the dichotomy between privacy and traceability.
  • traceability will be an important part of hardware security.
Word Origin and History for traceability

traceable

adj.

1748, from trace (v.) + -able. Related: Traceability.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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