payable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pay +‎ -able

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

payable (comparative more payable, superlative most payable)

  1. Due to be paid.
    Is value-added tax payable on planning application fees?
  2. Able to be paid.
  3. Of a mine etc.: capable of yielding profit; profitable.

Noun[edit]

payable (countable and uncountable, plural payables)

  1. (in the plural) Debts owed by a business; liabilities.
  2. (sometimes postpositive) A thing that may be paid.

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