payable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pay +‎ -able

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeɪəbl̩/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pay‧able

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.

Translations[edit]

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.
    • 2003, Richard Stone, Contract Law Q and A 2003-2004[1]:
      [] money paid under it is to be returned, and money payable shall cease to be so.

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