ad·​dress·​able | \ ə-ˈdre-sə-bəl How to pronounce addressable (audio) \

Definition of addressable

1 : able to be addressed : directly accessible addressable registers in a computer
2 : of or relating to a subscription television system that uses decoders addressable by the system operator

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addressability \ ə-​ˌdre-​sə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce addressable (audio) \ noun

Examples of addressable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s a huge opportunity across the region, with the company estimating the total addressable market in Southeast Asia at $8.1 billion. Jonathan Burgos, Forbes, 15 Sep. 2021 Some business groups and companies that have adopted vaccine passes said the privacy concerns were valid but addressable., 4 Aug. 2021 Analysts at Cowen estimate a $600 billion addressable market based on a survey of high net-worth individuals, but such numbers are wild guesses. Jon Sindreu, WSJ, 12 July 2021 Demand for suborbital space flight is likely to remain strong, given the large and growing addressable market of ultra-high net worth individuals. Trefis Team, Forbes, 7 July 2021 Doximity’s total addressable market (TAM) to be $18.5 billion. Erin Brodwin, STAT, 7 July 2021 The total addressable market for professional services will grow to $25 billion by 2025, O'Neil said, and that includes thousands of digital and consulting agencies. Nick Williams, Star Tribune, 2 July 2021 Analysts note that while Just Eat Takeaway is a market leader in its core markets, delivery firms' penetration in the total addressable market is less than 5%, again indicating room for growth. Sophie Mellor, Fortune, 25 June 2021 Is there a certain segment of the population that is just not in your total addressable market? Time, 20 June 2021

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First Known Use of addressable

1953, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for addressable

address entry 1 + -able

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The first known use of addressable was in 1953

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“Addressable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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