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checkable

adjective check·able

Definition of checkable

  1. 1 :  capable of being checked <a checkable story>

  2. 2 :  held in or being a bank account on which checks can be drawn <checkable deposits>



Examples of checkable in a sentence

  1. <all of the statistics cited by the news reporter are readily checkable, but it would appear that the article was never fact-checked before publication>



1877

First Known Use of checkable

1877


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