del·​e·​ga·​ble ˈde-li-gə-bəl How to pronounce delegable (audio)
: capable of being delegated

Examples of delegable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Real-time, ongoing evaluation of a child is not delegable to a robot or the corporation that manufactured it, though. Joanna J. Bryson, Wired, 17 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1617, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of delegable was circa 1617

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“Delegable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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del·​e·​ga·​ble ˈde-lə-gə-bəl How to pronounce delegable (audio)
: capable of being delegated
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