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returnable

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adjective re·turn·able \ri-ˈtər-nə-bəl\

Simple Definition of returnable

  • : allowed to be exchanged for a small amount of money at a place that collects empty bottles and cans so that they can be used again

  • : allowed to be returned

Full Definition of returnable

  1. 1 :  legally required to be returned, delivered, or argued at a specified time or place <a writ returnable on the date indicated>

  2. 2 a :  capable of returning or of being returned (as for reuse) <returnable beer bottles> b :  permitted to be returned <sale items are not returnable>

Examples of returnable

  1. Sale items are not returnable.



15th Century

First Known Use of returnable

15th century

Rhymes with returnable


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returnable

noun re·turn·able

Definition of returnable

  1. :  something designed to be returned (as for recycling); especially :  a returnable beverage container



1963

First Known Use of returnable

1963


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