abolishable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abolish +‎ -able. Compare French abolissable.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈbɑl.ɪʃ.ə.bl̩/, /əˈbɑl.əʃ.ə.bl̩/

Adjective[edit]

abolishable (comparative more abolishable, superlative most abolishable)

  1. Capable of being abolished. [First attested from the mid 17th century.][1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 6