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[kuh m-pan-yuh-nuh-buh l] /kəmˈpæn yə nə bəl/

possessing the qualities of a good ; pleasant to be with; congenial.
suited to be a companion; sociable

1620s, from companion + -able. Related: Companionably; companionability.


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