avoidable

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From avoid +‎ -able.

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avoidable (comparative more avoidable, superlative most avoidable)

  1. Capable of being vacated; liable to be annulled or made invalid; voidable.
  2. Capable of being avoided, shunned, or escaped.

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Noun[edit]

avoidable (plural avoidables)

  1. Something that can or should be avoided.
    • 1980, Patrick White, The Twyborn Affair (page 38)
      Though Mrs Golson re-appeared regularly at the Twyborns', she was on my list of avoidables from the night of the corked moustache until she sprang upon us yesterday.