[uh-juhs-tuh-buh l] /əˈdʒʌs tə bəl/
capable of being :
adjustable seat belts.
(of loans, mortgages, etc.) having a flexible rate, as one based on money market interest rates or on the rate of inflation or cost of living.
(especially of life insurance) having flexible premiums and coverage, based on the insuree’s current needs and ability to pay.
any rate, expense, income, etc., that varies unpredictably:
Luckily, his chief income is not made up of adjustables. Allow some money in your budget for the adjustables.
1775, from adjust + -able. Related: Adjustably; adjustability.
[ad-mis-uh-buh l] /ædˈmɪs ə bəl/ adjective 1. that may be allowed or conceded; allowable: an admissible plan. 2. capable or worthy of being : admissible evidence. /ədˈmɪsəbəl/ adjective 1. able or deserving to be considered or allowed 2. deserving to be admitted or allowed to enter 3. (law) (esp of evidence) capable of being or […]
[uh-dop-shuh n] /əˈdɒp ʃən/ noun 1. the act of : the adoption of a new amendment. 2. the state of being . n. mid-14c., from Old French adopcion or directly from Latin adoptionem (nominative adoptio), noun of action from past participle stem of adoptare “chose for oneself, take by choice, select, adopt,” especially “to take […]
[ad-ver-ser-ee] /ˈæd vərˌsɛr i/ noun, plural adversaries. 1. a person, group, or force that opposes or attacks; opponent; enemy; foe. 2. a person, group, etc., that is an opponent in a contest; contestant. 3. the Adversary, the devil; Satan. adjective, Also, especially British, adversarial [ad-ver-sair-ee-uh l] /ˌæd vərˈsɛər i əl/ (Show IPA) 4. of or […]
[ad-vuh-kuh-see] /ˈæd və kə si/ noun, plural advocacies. 1. the act of pleading for, supporting, or recommending; active espousal: He was known for his advocacy of states’ rights. /ˈædvəkəsɪ/ noun (pl) -cies 1. active support, esp of a cause n. late 14c., from Old French avocacie (14c.), from Medieval Latin advocatia, noun of state from […]