identifiable

adjective
iden·​ti·​fi·​able | \ ī-ˌden-tə-ˈfī-ə-bəl How to pronounce identifiable (audio) , ə- \

Definition of identifiable

: capable of being identified Cardenal … was easily identifiable in his signature black beret and loose white peasant shirts.Associated Press While there's no single identifiable cause of high blood pressure, secondary hypertension is often sparked by conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea, kidney problems, thyroid problems or consumption of cocaine or methamphetamine.— Fiza Pirani

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identifiably \ ī-​ˌden-​tə-​ˈfī-​ə-​blē How to pronounce identifiably (audio) , ə-​ \ adverb
an identifiably British accent Each species of spider builds a web that is identifiably unique … — Michael H. Robinson

First Known Use of identifiable

1804, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of identifiable was in 1804

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27 Jan 2020

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“Identifiable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/identifiable. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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