convertible

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English[edit]

A convertible (car).

Etymology[edit]

From Old French convertible

Adjective[edit]

convertible (comparative more convertible, superlative most convertible)

  1. Able to be converted
  2. (obsolete) Capable of being turned or rotated
    • 1635, Nathanael Carpenter, Geography Delineated Forth in Two Bookes (1.4.77)
      The Axis of the Earth is supposed to haue a convertible nature.
  3. Capable of being exchanged or interchanged, reciprocal, interchangeable
    • 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 3, ch. VI, Two Centuries
      As if, in truth, there were no God of Labour; as if godlike Labour and brutal Mammonism were convertible terms.
  4. (finance) Having the right to be converted into a different security, usually common stock, at the holder's option

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convertible (plural convertibles)

  1. A car whose roof can be removed or folded
  2. (finance) A hybrid security that can be converted into stock
  3. A portable computer that can be physically converted between laptop and tablet configurations.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.vɛʁ.ti.bl/

Etymology[edit]

From the verb convertir

Adjective[edit]

convertible (masculine and feminine, plural convertibles)

  1. convertible (able to be converted)

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

convertible m, f (plural convertibles)

  1. convertible

Noun[edit]

convertible m (plural convertibles)

  1. (Latin America) convertible (car)

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