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ratable

adjective rat·able \ˈrā-tə-bəl\

Definition of ratable

  1. :  capable of being rated, estimated, or apportioned

ratably

play \-blē\ adverb


1503

First Known Use of ratable

1503

Variants of ratable

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rateable

play \ˈrā-tə-bəl\

Rhymes with ratable


Law Dictionary

ratable

adjective rat·able \ˈrā-tə-bəl\

Legal Definition of ratable

  1. :  made or calculated according to a proportionate rate :  pro rata <a ratable distribution of the bankruptcy estate>

ratably

\-blē\ play adverb



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