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- (phonetics, of words, linguistic expressions, etc.) Capable of being pronounced or expressed distinctly in speech.
1796, P. W. Fogg, Elementa Anglicana, volume 2, page 159:
- It is beyond a doubt that many sounds are articulable, which do not occur in English.
- (of ideas, thoughts, etc.) Capable of being expressed clearly in language.
capable of being pronounced
capable of being expressed clearly