educable

adjective ed·u·ca·ble \ ˈe-jə-kə-bəl \

Definition of educable

: capable of being educated; specifically : capable of some degree of learning

educability

play \ˌe-jə-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

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First Known Use of educable

1834


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educable

adjective ed·u·ca·ble \ ˈej-ə-kə-bəl \

medical Definition of educable

: affected with mild mental retardation and capable of developing academic, social, and occupational skills within the capabilities of one with a mental age between 9 and 12 years — compare trainable

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