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adjective af·ford·able \ə-ˈfȯr-də-bəl\

Definition of affordable

  1. :  able to be afforded :  having a cost that is not too high products sold at affordable prices an affordable purchase affordable housing [=housing that is not too expensive for people of limited means]

affordability

\ə-ˌfȯr-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

affordably

\ə-ˈfȯr-də-blē\ adverb an affordably priced car

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First Known Use of affordable

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AFFORDABLE Defined for Kids

affordable

adjective af·ford·able \ə-ˈfȯr-də-bəl\

Definition of affordable for Students

  1. :  within someone's ability to pay :  reasonably priced an affordable bike



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