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. ^ “abolishable” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 6.