teachable

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adjective teach·able \ˈtē-chə-bəl\

Definition of teachable

  1. 1a :  capable of being taughtb :  apt and willing to learn

  2. 2 :  favorable to teaching

teachableness

noun

teachably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of teachable in a sentence

  1. students who are teachable and eager to learn

  2. The book's style makes it very teachable.

15th Century

First Known Use of teachable

15th century



TEACHABLE Defined for English Language Learners

teachable

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adjective teach·able \ˈtē-chə-bəl\

Definition of teachable for English Language Learners

  • : able and willing to learn : capable of being taught

  • : allowing something to be taught or learned easily


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