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fungible

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noun fun·gi·ble \ˈfən-jə-bəl\

Definition of fungible

  1. :  something that is fungible —usually used in plural



Circa 1765

First Known Use of fungible

circa 1765


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fungible

adjective fun·gi·ble

Definition of fungible

  1. 1 :  being of such a nature that one part or quantity may be replaced by another equal part or quantity in the satisfaction of an obligation <oil, wheat, and lumber are fungible commodities>

  2. 2 :  interchangeable

  3. 3 :  flexible 3

fun·gi·bil·i·ty play \ˌfən-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun


Examples of fungible

  1. <since fruits and vegetables are regarded as fungible in this diet, you are allowed a total of five servings of either or both>



Origin of fungible

New Latin fungibilis, from Latin fungi to perform — more at function


First Known Use: 1818


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