: 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
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

Word History


archive entry 2 + -able

First Known Use

1984, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of archivable was in 1984

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“Archivable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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