attributable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

attribute +‎ -able

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈtɹɪbjuːtəbəl/

Adjective[edit]

attributable (not comparable)

  1. Capable of being attributed.
    His lack of conversation is attributable to his shyness.
    • 1983, Richard Ellis, The Book of Sharks, Knopf, →ISBN, page 124:
      The Shark Attack File shows twenty-seven attacks, definitely attributable to Galeocerdo cuvieri, and they have occurred all over the world, from Australia to Florida.
  2. Allowed to be attributed.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Always used with to

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