ar·​chiv·​able | \ (ˈ)är-¦kī-və-bəl \

Definition of archivable

: capable of being archived or suitable for being archived The system keeps a record of all of your outgoing and incoming tweets, making them archivable and searchable not only by you, but by major search engines.— Jonathan Fields, Career Renegade, 2009

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archivability \ (ˈ)är-​ˌkī-​və-​¦bi-​lə-​tē \ noun
Every day something like 33,000 pieces of journalism are read on our site. The searchability and archivability of text makes it enormously suitable for the web. — Emily Bell, The Guardian (London), 1 Apr. 2006

First Known Use of archivable

1984, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for archivable

archive entry 2 + -able

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“Archivable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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