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variable

adjective

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1 capable of being readily changed
  • a variable expense that we could reduce if we needed to

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variable

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“Variable.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/variable. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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