adjective ar·chiv·able \(ˈ)är-¦kī-və-bəl\

Definition of archivable

  1. :  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


\(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

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Origin and Etymology of archivable

2archive + -able

First Known Use: 1984

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