importable

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French importable.

Adjective[edit]

importable (comparative more importable, superlative most importable)

  1. (obsolete) Insupportable, unbearable.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.viii:
      So both attonce him charge on either side, / With hideous strokes, and importable powre []

Etymology 2[edit]

From import +‎ -able.

Adjective[edit]

importable (comparative more importable, superlative most importable)

  1. Capable of being imported.
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Noun[edit]

importable (plural importables)

  1. Something that can be imported.
    • 2015 July, Peter Lloyd, Donald MacLaren, “Assistance to Australian Agriculture from Federation to World War II”, in Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (via SSRN)[1]:
      Then the nominal rates of assistance from these measures are calculated for 20 agricultural products, 14 of which are classified as exportables and 6 as importables.

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