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[ree-duh-buh l] /ˈri də bəl/

easy or interesting to .
capable of being ; legible:
readable handwriting.
pertaining to letter mail with addresses and zip codes capable of being by optical scanning devices.
(of handwriting, etc) able to be read or deciphered; legible
(of style of writing) interesting, easy, or pleasant to read

1560s, from read (v.) + -able. Related: Readably.


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